Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
All seven NCAA Championships competitors were among the honorees.
A close pack of runners propelled the team to victory.
The Golden Gophers kicked off the 2012 season with the annual Intrasquad Meet
2012 Junior Season: Ran her season-best time of 22:33.5 in finishing 11th (third on the team) at the Neubauer Invitational finished 30th at the Blugold Invite (22:58.41) competed in six races total Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Sophomore Season: Raced in four meets took 13th place overall and fourth on the team running her season PR of 22:53 at the Tori Neubauer 6K ran 23:04 at the Bluegold Invite to place 18th overall and fourth on the team raced the Roy Griak Invitational in 23:28.70 competed in the Oz Memorial and clocked 24:11.28
2010 Redshirt Freshman Season: Competed in four races took 21st (23:45.6) at the Oz Memorial Gophers' 19th (24:07.55) finisher at the Roy Griak finished 20th (23:08.6) at the UWEC Invite and 53rd (22:55.1) at the Neubauer Invite.
2009 Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.
High School: A 2009 graduate of West DePere High School high school coaches were Dexter McNabb and Nicole Flock a three-time all-state honoree in cross country and track placed fifth as a senior at the Wisconsin Division 2 Cross Country Championships, 27th as a junior 2008 Bay Conference cross country champion all-state in 1,600 meters and 4x400m relay as a junior earned four varsity letters in cross country, three in track a National Honor Society member and Academic All-State honoree.
Personal: Born May 9, 1991 majoring in Accounting and Finance president of SAAC daughter of Andy and Kathy Schmidt has a younger brother David will be working full time with PricewaterhouseCoopers upon graduation enjoys traveling, scrapbooking, and hiking.
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Minnesota's newcomers for next season total 15 new student-athletes joining the Maroon & Gold.