Head coach Sarah Hopkins was encouraged by Minnesota's performance last weekend
Five top-10 finishes helped Minnesota claim the team title in Provo, Utah
The Gophers finished second in the team standings at the Oz Memorial
Drake and Moraczewski lead the Gophers as four-time academic honorees
A close pack of runners propelled the team to victory.
2013 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.