Laura Docherty's ninth-place finish highlighted Minnesota's efforts.
2012 Sophomore Season: The team's No. 1 runner at the NCAA Championships, finishing 78th with a time of 20:37.6 an All-Midwest Region performer, leading the team with an eight-place finish at the region meet (20:47.87) the Gophers' second runner at the Big Ten Championships (26th overall, 21:00.7) posted her best time of the season, 20:30, in finishing 55th (second on the team) at the Wisconsin adidas Invite finished 12th (No. 2 on the team) at the Griak Invitational (21:38.5) won the SDSU Classic second at the Oz Memorial ran in seven races total Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Redshirt Freshman Season: Raced in seven meets posted 21:30 at the 2011 NCAA Championships, finishing third among her Gopher teammates raced the Midwest Regional Meet in 21:49.69, good for third on the team and 12th overall achieved her season PR at the Big Ten Championships running 20:49, placing second on the team and 19th in the Big Ten ran second-best for the team at the Wisconsin Adidas 6K with a 21:26 finished third for the Gophers and fourth overall running 17:36.3 at the SDSU Invite competed at the Roy Griak Invitational, finishing in Minnesota's third position at 21:36.0 placed fourth on the team and fourth overall at the Oz Memorial
High School: a 2010 graduate of Maple Grove High School member of the 4x800 relay team that shatterd the school record by 30 seconds as a freshman ran a 5:02 mile in her sophomore year also played soccer for five years and was team captain graduated with high honors member of NHS honor roll.
Personal: born on September 29, 1991majoring in Marketing with a minor in Spanish daugther of Jim and Eileen Kayfes has one brother Ryan who played hockey at Bentley College enjoys shopping, baking, soccer and laying out.