Laura Werking
Laura  Werking

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield East HS

Birthdate:
01/23/1995


11/08/2015

Mikkalson Leads Gophers at Rocky's Run

Taylor Mikkalson, Molly Eastman, and Emily Castanias led Minnesota in its final home meet of the season Sunday

10/23/2015

Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

Courtney Alama, Danielle Anderson and Taylor Mikkalson led Minnesota at Jack's Twilight Run Friday evening

10/17/2015

Gophers Record 12 Career-Bests

Molly Eastman, Nicole Heitzman and Delaney Sinnen led the Gophers at the Tori Neubauer Invitational Saturday afternoon

10/13/2015

Gophers Head to Two Meets in Wisconsin

No. 23 Minnesota will race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week

10/03/2015

Castanias Leads Gophers at UW-Eau Claire

Minnesota raced at the Blugold Invitational Friday

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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

Gophers Name 2016 Captains

7/22/2016

Danielle Anderson, Anne Haakenstad, Madeline Strandemo, and Tess Wasowicz will lead the Gophers this fall.

Griak Feature: Katie Flood

7/19/2016

Katie Flood is the only runner in Griak Invitational history to win three individual high school race titles.

Griak Feature: Missy (Buttry) Rock

7/12/2016

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.

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