Mikaya Larson
Mikaya Larson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina HS

Experience:
RS


10/19/2011

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

10/14/2011

Gophers Finish in 20th at Wisconsin adidas Invitational

Price highest Big Ten finisher at 16th overall

10/13/2011

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.

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Six Gophers Named Academic All-District

5/26/2016

Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.

USTFCCCA Honors Gophers for Academics

2/19/2016

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