Laura Werking
Laura  Werking

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield East HS

Birthdate:
01/23/1995


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

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

Photo Gallery

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

Gophers Sign Nine For 2017-18

11/30/2016

Minnesota welcomes four throwers, three distance runners, and two jumpers to make up the program's early signing class.

2016 Cross Country Season in Review

11/23/2016

Minnesota wrapped up the 2016 season with Madeline Strandemo representing the team at the NCAA Championship.

Prescott Reflects on Rookie Season

11/21/2016

Urbandale, Iowa native Elyse Prescott shares her experience competing for the Gophers as a true freshman this fall.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics