The Gophers compete in the Women's Gold Race at 1:10 p.m. Saturday
Drake and Moraczewski lead the Gophers as four-time academic honorees
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
All seven NCAA Championships competitors were among the honorees.
Minnesota improved upon last year's finish in Gary Wilson's last race as head coach.
2013 Senior Season: Named to Midwest All-Region team and Academic All-Big Ten team raced in seven meets, including the NCAA championship and regional meets ran a season-best 20:50 as the Gophers' third runner at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and came in 67th overall finished as the fifth Gopher at the NCAA Championships in 135th overall (21:33.5) for the highest NCAA finish of her career finished 22nd overall as the Gophers' fifth runner at the Midwest Regional (21:06.2) and earned all-region honors came in 15th overall as the Gophers' second runner at the Griak Invitational in 21:20.3 took sixth overall and sixth on the team in 22:29.0 at the Oz Memorial 6K finished fourth overall and fourth on the team at the SDSU Classic with a 5K time of 17:35.29 finished 39th overall (22:03.2) at the Big Ten Championship as Minnesota's ninth runner earned fourth varsity letter.
2012 Junior Season: The Gophers' fourth runner (163rd overall) at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:13.2 the team's No. 5 runner (30th) at the NCAA Midwest Regional (21:37.25) finished 27th (third on the team) at the Big Ten Championships (21:01.0) season-best time was 20:45 at the Wisconsin adidas Invite (84th, third on team) finished 26th (fourth on team) at the Roy Griak Invitational (22:03.4) competed at seven meets overall Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Sophomore Season: Raced in seven meets represented Minnesota at the NCAA Championships, running 21:48 and finishing fifth on the team raced the Gophers' fourth-best time and 35th overall at the Midwest Regional in 22:08.10 clocked her season-best time of 21:17 at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fifth on the team ran fourth among the Gophers in the Wisconsin adidas 6K in 21:31 placed sixth on the team and seventh overall at the SDSU Invite, finishing in 17:48.6 earned Minnesota's eighth-best time at the Roy Griak Invitational, running 22:16.70 clocked 22:26.10 at the Oz Memorial to finish third on the team and third overall Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2010 Redshirt Freshman Season: Minnesota's fifth finisher at the NCAA Championships ran her best time of 21:17.80 at the NCAA Midwest Regional competed at the Big Ten Championships recipient of the team's Tough as Nails Award Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2009 Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.
High School: A 2009 graduate of White Bear Lake High School high school coach was Patti Percival four-time all-state honoree in cross country placed fourth as a junior (2007) and fifth as a senior (2008) in Minnesota Class AA Cross Country Championshps 2008 Suburban East Conference champion three-time all-state performer in track, twice in 1600 meters and once in 3200 meters earned six letters in cross country, and five in track and Nordic skiing.
Personal: Born January 28, 1991 given name is Katelyn major is graphic design and strategic communications in advertising daughter of Matt and Laura Moraczewski, both of whom competed at St. Thomas has an older brother, Andy.
Gophers Name 2016 Captains
Danielle Anderson, Anne Haakenstad, Madeline Strandemo, and Tess Wasowicz will lead the Gophers this fall.
Griak Feature: Katie Flood
Katie Flood is the only runner in Griak Invitational history to win three individual high school race titles.
Griak Feature: Missy (Buttry) Rock
The University of Minnesota will celebrate the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights, Minn.