Kaila Urick  
Kaila Urick

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Chaska, Minn.

High School:
Chaska HS

Birthdate:
07/27/1992

Experience:
2 Letters


09/27/2014

Minnesota Places Seventh at Griak Invitational

Kaila Urick led the Gophers in 25th place overall

09/24/2014

Minnesota to Host 2014 Roy Griak Invitational

The Gophers compete in the Women's Gold Race at 1:10 p.m. Saturday

09/17/2014

Gophers Gain Experience at BYU

Head coach Sarah Hopkins was encouraged by Minnesota's performance last weekend

09/13/2014

Gophers Win Team Title at BYU

Five top-10 finishes helped Minnesota claim the team title in Provo, Utah

09/05/2014

Decker Claims Oz Memorial Title

The Gophers finished second in the team standings at the Oz Memorial

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2014 • Redshirt Junior Season: Finished second on the team and fifth overall at the BYU Autumn Classic three-mile in 18:13.5.

2013 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten • named an alternate for the Big Ten Championship, NCAA Midwest Regional and the NCAA Championship • ran in four meets • led the Gophers and finished sixth overall with a career-best 21:21 in the open race of the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • took 10th overall at the Oz Memorial 6K (23:28.7) • ran a then-career best 22:02.8 as the Gophers' ninth runner at the Griak Invitational, finishing 51st overall • finished 10th overall and 10th on the team at the SDSU Classic with a 5K time of 18:08 • earned second varsity letter.

2012 • Redshirt Freshman: Finished 33rd (sixth on the team) at the Neubauer Invitational with a season-best time of 23:05.9 • finished four races total.

2011 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Chaska High School • high school coaches were Scott Stallman and Nate Foss • six-year letterwinner in cross country • was a seven-time all-conference selection in cross country and track and field • five-time team MVP • three-time all-state selection in cross country and track • also participated in basketball and Nordic skiing • personal bests of 10:48 in 3200m, 5:00 in 1600m, 2:18 in 800m and 14:22 in 4000m • Athena Award Winner • dean's list.

Personal: Born July 27, 1992 • majoring in strategic journalism with a minor in management • daughter of Marty and Diane Urick • parents both competed in cross country and track at the University of St. Thomas • has two siblings, Jenna and Spencer.