Kate Shelerud  
Kate  Shelerud

RS Junior

Esko, Minn.

High School:
Esko HS



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Five Minutes with Kate Shelerud

Get to know Gopher Kate Shelerud, a redshirt sophomore from Esko, Minn.


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2014 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Did not compete.

2013 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran in three meets • recorded a career-best time of 25:37.5 at Jack's Run • ran at the Blugold Invitational (26:06.39) and Rocky's Run (27:37).

2012 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2012 cross country season and the 2013 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A graduate of Esko High School • nine-time all-state honoree • five-time cross country state meet competitor • five-year All-Polar League runner • 2010 Minnesota Class A state champion in the 800 meters (2:15.59) • three-time conference champion in the 800m • part of both Esko's third-place 4x400m relay and fourth-place 4x800m relay as a junior and senior at the state meet • holds school and conference records in the 4x800m relay, 4x400m relay and 800m • captained third place state meet cross country team • recipient of the AAA Award • five-time academic all-state honoree • also a three-time letterwinner in soccer • graduated third in her class.

Personal: Born March 22, 1994 • daughter of Tom and Sue Shelerud • has a brother Joe and sister Jenna • majoring in nursing • enjoys camping, kayaking, fishing, and baking.