Drake and Moraczewski lead the Gophers as four-time academic honorees
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
The race raised funds for a good cause.
The Gophers have won all three of their meets so far in 2012.
2013 Senior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten raced in five meets ran a season-best22:45.8 as the Gophers' 13th runner at the Griak Invitational finished 11th on the team in 23:30.1 at the season-opening Oz Memorial posted a 5K time of 18:44.68 at the SDSU Classic came in 13th overall (seventh Gopher) in 23:40 at Rocky's Run was the 14th Gopher at Jack's Run (23:58.2) earned first varsity letter.
2012 Junior Season: Best time of the season was 21:56 in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, where she finished 42nd (sixth on the team) 10th at the Blugold Invite (fourth among Gophers) with a time of 22:12.98 competed in six races total.
2011 Sophomore Season: Competed in three races placed third on the Gophers' squad and eleventh overall at the Tori Neubauer 6K, running 22:49 raced a season-best 22:48.30 at the Roy Griak Invitational clocked 23:36.44 at the Oz Memorial.
2010 Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran her season-best time of 23:27.6 at the UWEC Invitational competed in four meets.
2009 Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Niagara High School high school coach was Dan Nett did not compete in cross country five-time Wisconsin Division 3 state track champion captured 800-meter crown as junior and senior 400 meters champion in 2006, 2007 and 2008, runner-up in 2009 top time of 56.15 in 400m, 2:13.29 in 800m two-time all-conference in volleyball and basketball all-state in basketball as a senior 1,000-point career scorer National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born July 13, 1991 major is kinesiology daughter of Gary and Mary Vandenberg the youngest of four children with siblings Robin, Hollie and Darren enjoys snowboarding and art.
Gophers Earn Top-20 NCAA Finish
Minnesota finished 18th in the team race for its highest NCAA finish since 2009.
Berkholtz Honored By USATF Minnesota
Senior Liz Berkholtz was named the USATF Minnesota Female Athlete of the Month for October.
No. 23 Gophers Head to NCAA Championship
Fifth-year seniors Liz Berkholtz and Kaila Urick lead Minnesota into its 11th-straight NCAA Championship this weekend.