Mikaya Larson
Mikaya Larson


Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina HS



Senior Mikaya Larson Has Fought Through the Pain, to Reach her Goal

Larson tor her ACL a few years back, but is now in the Gopher lineup


Gophers Finish in 20th at Wisconsin adidas Invitational

Price highest Big Ten finisher at 16th overall


Gophers Face Nations Best Tomorrow in Madison

22 will race on Saturday at the Tori Neubauer

2011 Senior Season: Ran in three meets • finished second for the Gophers and fifth overall at the Bluegold Invite with a season-best 22:30 • competed at the Roy Griak Invitational, running tenth for the Gophers at 22:39.50 • clocked 23:52.92 at the Oz Memorial

2010 • Sophomore Season: Finished 32nd overall (25:04.9) at the Jack's Run.

2009 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran in five meets • clocked a season-best time of 23:38.1 in Neubauer Invitational, finishing sixth on the team and 81st overall.

2008 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Edina High School • high school coaches were Kathleen Morgan and Lynn Sosnowsk • two-time all-state honoree in track • Minnesota Class AA runner-up in the 800 meters as a sophomore in 2006, third in 2007 • top time in 800 meters was 2:15.55 • three-time All-Classic Lake Conference honoree • earned four varsity letters in track, one in soccer • Edina's 2007-08 Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born April 20, 1990 • chemistry major with a minor in biochem and math • daughter of Tom and Videhi Larson •¨father ran track for the Gophers in 1978-79 • has younger siblings Narah and Jaden • enjoys biking, reading and looking at cookbooks.


Gophers Earn Top-20 NCAA Finish


Minnesota finished 18th in the team race for its highest NCAA finish since 2009.

Berkholtz Honored By USATF Minnesota


Senior Liz Berkholtz was named the USATF Minnesota Female Athlete of the Month for October.

No. 23 Gophers Head to NCAA Championship


Fifth-year seniors Liz Berkholtz and Kaila Urick lead Minnesota into its 11th-straight NCAA Championship this weekend.

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