Kate Bucknam  
Kate Bucknam

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ark.

High School:
Fayetteville HS

Birthdate:
11/05/1992

Experience:
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10/17/2014

Berkholtz Leads Gophers to 15th Place at Wisconsin

The top four Gophers record career-best times at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational

10/04/2014

Dyson, Gophers Win SDSU Classic 5K

No. 26 Minnesota claimed eight of the top 11 places en route to the team title

10/04/2014

Rethwisch Leads Gophers at Blugold Invite

Minnesota finished second in the team standings

10/01/2014

SDSU, UW-Eau Claire Meets Up Next for Gophers

Minnesota will race at UW-Eau Claire this Friday and SDSU this Saturday

09/13/2014

Gophers Win Team Title at BYU

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

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2014 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named team co-captain • placed 23rd overall and eighth on the team at the BYU Autumn Classic, finishing the three-mile course in 18:58.1.

2013 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Raced in four meets • posted a season-best 6K time of 22:18 as the Gophers' sixth runner (33rd overall) at the open race of the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • was the 11th Gopher at two meets, coming in 13th overall at the SDSU Classic 5K (18:13.94) and 90th overall at the Griak Invitational (22:27.8) • posted a time of 23:41.4 at the Oz Memorial to open the season.

2012 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Finished fourth on the team (32nd overall) in the Wisconsin adidas open race with a season-best time of 21:39 • finished second overall (first on the team) at the Blugold Invite in 21:47.46 • also finished second (and second on the team) at both Jack's Run (22:41.79) and Rocky's Run (22:50) • competed in six races overall • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2011 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Fayetteville High School in Fayetteville, Ark. • high school coach was Michelle Fyfe • cross country team placed third in the state in her junior year and fourth during her senior year • also participated in track & field and golf • team won state championships in both golf and track & field her senior year • two-time all-state runner • part of the school record 4x800m relay team at the state championships • National Honor Society and academic honor roll member.

Personal: Born November 5, 1992 • majoring in kinesiology • daughter of Chris and Cindy Bucknam • father is the track & field head coach at the University of Arkansas • has one older brother named Eric.