Madeline Strandemo
Madeline  Strandemo

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Fargo, N.D.

High School:
Fargo South HS

Birthdate:
07/12/1995

Experience:
3 Letters


08/18/2017

Captains Corner: Madeline Strandemo

Fifth-year senior Madeline Strandemo shares her goals and expectations for the cross country season

08/03/2017

Minnesota Names 2017 Captains

Amelia Barczi, Bailey Ness, Patty O'Brien, Paige Peschel and Madeline Strandemo have been selected to lead the team.

06/21/2017

Walking on to Greatness: Madeline Strandemo

Gophers distance runner Madeline Strandemo shares her journey from walk-on to Big Ten champion

02/09/2017

Gopher Trio Honored By USTFCCCA

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

12/27/2016

Faces of the Big Ten: Madeline Strandemo

The Gophers cross country and track & field student-athlete is featured in this year's Faces of the Big Ten campaign

12/12/2016

2016 W Cross Country Banquet

Photos from the Gophers' end-of-season banquet celebrating the 2016 cross country season.

10/30/2016

Gopher Women Run B1G Championships

Gophers take 4th

09/24/2016

Griak Invite

Roy Griak Cross Crounty Invite

07/19/2016

2015 Griak Invitational - Women's Cross Country

Photos of the Gopher women's cross country team at the 2015 Griak Invitational

10/21/2013

Madeline Strandemo

Women's CC photos of Madeline Strandemo

Photo Gallery

2016 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named team co-captain • named All-Midwest Region, All-Big Ten Second Team, USTFCCCA All-Academic, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in seven meets this season, leading the Gophers at four of six team meets and finishing among the team’s top three at all meets • ended the season ranked seventh on Minnesota’s all-time top-50 6K performers list (20:23.7) • recorded a personal best 20:23.7 at the NCAA Midwest Regional to lead the Gophers and place seventh overall • represented Minnesota at the NCAA Championship as an individual at-large qualifier, placing 51st out of 250 runners with a time of 20:31.5 • placed eighth as the top Gopher at the B1G Championship and earned All-Big Ten Second Team honors • ran a career-best 5K time of 16:45.7 to place 18th overall and lead Minnesota at the Notre Dame Invitational.

2015 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran seven races • finished third on the team and 147th overall in 21:11.5 at the NCAA Championship • placed 34th overall as the fourth Gopher in 21:15.2 at the NCAA Midwest Regional • ran a career-best 20:41.3 as the fourth Gopher in 20th overall at the Big Ten Championship • finished third on the team at both the Greater Louisville Classic 5K (17:30.46) and the Griak Invitational (22:27.4), where she was 33rd overall • finished fourth on the team at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (20:54.1) and the season-opening Oz Memorial (22:42.2).

2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran six races • made her Gopher debut as the second Gopher and ninth finisher overall at the Oz Memorial 6K (23:18.5) • finished ninth on the team and 27th overall at the BYU Autumn Classic three-mile in 19:03.4 • finished 11th on the team in 23:52.5 at the Griak Invitational • placed 22nd overall and finished 12th for Minnesota at the SDSU Classic 5K in 18:53.81 • finished third for the Gophers in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational in 22:19 for 57th overall • led the Gophers and placed second overall at Jack's Run in a career-best 22:10.1 • named an alternate for the Big Ten Championships, NCAA Midwest Regional and NCAA Championships.

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

High School: A 2013 graduate of Fargo South High School • high school coaches were Mike Merritt and Troy Thorson • an all-state cross country performer, finishing third in 2012 • on the track, won the 800m (2:17.34) at the 2013 North Dakota Division A state meet and finished sixth in the 1,600m and the 4x400m relay • 2013 Eastern Dakota Conference champion in the 1,600m • five-time letterwinner in cross country and track • four-year letterwinner in basketball • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born July 12, 1995 • daughter of Guy and Kimberly Strandemo • has three siblings, Thomas, Sarah and William • majoring in Marketing and Mandarin Chinese • nickname is Maddie • enjoys water sports, including water-skiing and wakeboarding.

Strandemo's Postseason Appearances
Year Big Tens Midwest Regional NCAA Championship
2013 Redshirt Redshirt Redshirt
2014 Alternate Alternate Alternate
2015 20th, 20:41.3 34th, 21:15.2 147th, 21:11.5
2016 8th, 21:10.2 7th, 20:23.7 51st, 20:31.5

MORE HEADLINES

Captains Corner: Madeline Strandemo

8/18/2017

Fifth-year senior Madeline Strandemo shares her goals and expectations for the cross country season.

Captains Corner: Amelia Barczi

8/16/2017

Gophers co-captain Amelia Barczi reflects on her journey as a Gopher so far and looks forward to the year ahead.

Captains Corner: Paige Peschel

8/11/2017

Paige Peschel is one of five Gophers serving as team captain for the 2017 cross country season.

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