Laura Werking
Laura  Werking

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield East HS

Birthdate:
01/23/1995


12/12/2016

Gophers Hand Out Team Awards

Minnesota celebrated the 2016 cross country season with its annual team awards banquet Sunday

11/06/2016

Gophers Host Annual Rocky's Run

Minnesota held its final home meet of the season at Les Bolstad Course Sunday morning

10/21/2016

Eastman Leads Gophers at Jack's Run

Twenty-one Gophers recorded career-best 6K times at Les Bolstad Friday evening

10/15/2016

Ollila Leads Gophers at Neubauer Invitational

Naomi Ollila, Ally Smith, and Sarah Klecker earned top-20 individual finishes at the Tori Neubauer Invitational

09/02/2016

Gophers Make Strides at Intrasquad 5K

Madeline Strandemo, Megan Hasz, Bethany Hasz, Bailey Ness, and Danielle Anderson made up the top five in the 5K race

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2016 • Redshirt Junior Season: Ran in six meets this season • recorded a career-best 6K time of 24:22.5 in 25th place at Jack’s Run.

2015 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran three races • ran a career-best 24:25.81 as the 13th Gopher in 110th overall at the Tori Neubauer Invitational • placed 13th on the team at the Blugold Invitational (25:14.4) • finished as the 23rd female finisher at Jack’s Run (26:17.0).

2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Did not compete.

2013 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Brookfield East High School • a member of Brookfield East's school record-holding 4x800m relay team that earned a state meet berth in 2010 • Greater Metro Conference indoor two-mile champion in 2010 • also a triathlete and a standout swimmer.

Personal: Born January 23, 1995 • plans to major in math with an emphasis in actuarial science • daughter of Leslie and Jon Werking • has an older sister, Evelyn, and younger twin sisters, Sarah and Rachel • enjoys biking and spending time with her family • also is a lifeguard and swim instructor.

MORE HEADLINES

Gopher Trio Honored By USTFCCCA

2/9/2017

Bethany Hasz, Megan Hasz, and Madeline Strandemo have been named USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees.

Running to the Runway

2/9/2017

Gophers distance runner Sarah Klecker designed a running-inspired clothing line for her senior capstone project in the College of Design.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Madeline Strandemo

2/8/2017

Catch up with Gophers co-captain Madeline Strandemo after she ran the second-fastest mile in program history last weekend.

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