Liz Berkholtz, Haley Johnson, Taylor Mikkalson, Kate Shelerud and Kaila Urick will serve as captains this fall
Minnesota held its annual team banquet last weekend
Get to know Gopher Kate Shelerud, a redshirt sophomore from Esko, Minn.
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.