Kaitlin Mincke
Kaitlin  Mincke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Farmington, Minn.

High School:
Farmington HS

Birthdate:
07/12/1991


12/11/2013

16 Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Drake and Moraczewski lead the Gophers as four-time academic honorees

05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

10/20/2012

Opitz Wins at Fifth Annual Jack's Run

The race raised funds for a good cause.

10/15/2011

Minnesota Takes Second at Tori Neubauer Invitational

Senior captain Danielle LeBreck leads the Gophers

10/13/2011

Gophers Face Nations Best Tomorrow in Madison

22 will race on Saturday at the Tori Neubauer

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2013 • Senior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten • received the 2013 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award • named an alternate for the NCAA Championship and NCAA Midwest Regional • raced in five meets • took 10th overall at the Oz Memorial 6K (23:01.3) • recorded a then-career best time of 22:17.6 and took 71st overall as the Gophers' 10th runner at the Griak Invitational • finished ninth overall and ninth on the team at the SDSU Classic with a 5K time of 18:05.47 • finished eighth on the team with a career-best 21:21 6K at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • took 37th (21:57.2) at the Big Ten Championship as Minnesota's eighth runner • earned first varsity letter.

2012 • Junior Season: Recorded her season-best time of 22:32.7 at the Neubauer Invitational, finishing 10th overall and second on the team • took fifth at Rocky's Run • competed at six meets overall.

2011 • Sophomore Season: Ran in four meets • finished fifth on the team and 15th overall at the Tori Neubauer 6K, running 23:01, her season-best time • finished ninth among the Gophers in 23:17 at the Bluegold Invite • competed at the Roy Griak Invitational, clocking 23:40.10 • ran 24.21.77 at the Oz Memorial.

2010 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran a season-best time of 22:27.8 at the Neubauer Invitational • competed in five races.

2009 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Farmington High School • high school coaches were Tom Hart and Joe McCarthy • three-time all-state honoree • placed sixth in the 800 meters (2:18.00) at Minnesota Class AA Championships • a member of all-state 4x800-meter relays in 2008 and 2009 • best time of 2:16.87 in 800 meters • four-time track letterwinner • all-conference middle blocker in volleyball as a senior • named academic all-state.

Personal: Born July 12, 1991 • major is strategic communications (focused on advertising) with a minor in design • daughter of Kevin and Deb Mincke • has an older brother Jordan, sister-in-law Heidi, and younger sister Mariah • enjoys playing piano, photography, going to Minnesota Twins games, camping, biking, watching Gopher baseball with Abby Anderson, and playing on the lake.

MORE HEADLINES

Prescott Leads Gophers at Jack's Run

10/20/2017

Minnesota hosted the 10th annual Jack's Twilight Run at Les Bolstad Course Friday evening.

Track and Field Stadium Breaks Ground

10/20/2017

New outdoor track and field stadium nestled in among existing facilities on the East Bank campus will give the University its first competition-level outdoor facility in nearly 15 years

Gophers Preview Jack's Run

10/19/2017

Volunteer assistant coach Nick Larson discusses Jack's Twilight Run this Friday at Les Bolstad Course.

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