Paige Orcutt
Paige Orcutt


Sioux Falls, S.D.

High School:
O'Gorman HS



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

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


Griak Rosters

Griak Rosters


Bucknam, Opitz Lead Gophers to First Place at Blugold Invite

The Gophers have won all three of their meets so far in 2012.


Laura Docherty wins Intrasquad Race

The Golden Gophers kicked off the 2012 season with the annual Intrasquad Meet


Gophers Finish in 20th at Wisconsin adidas Invitational

Price highest Big Ten finisher at 16th overall

2012 Senior Season: Recorded her season-best time of 22:15.90 at the Blugold Invite, where she finished 13th overall and fifth on the team • ran a 22:17 in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • competed at six meets overall.

2011 Junior Season • Raced in six meets • finished 10th among the Gophers at the SDSU classic, running 18:11.4 • also finished tenth on the team and tenth overall at the Oz Memorial classic by clocking 23:07.02 • raced the Roy Griak Invitational in 22:55.10, her season's best

2010 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran her career-best time of 22:21.8 at the Neubauer Invitational, where she finished 23rd overall, and third on the team • competed in six races.

2009 • Sophomore Season: Redshirted the season.

2008 • Freshman Season: Competed in six races • clocked a season-best time of 23:09.0 at Tori Neubauer Invitational.

High School: A 2008 graduate of O'Gorman High School • high school coaches were Doug Lindner and Aaron Strand • a 17-time all-state honoree • competed in the South Dakota Class AA state cross country and track meets from seventh grade • best finish in cross country championships was fifth in 2005 • placed 18th as a seventh grader, then no lower than ninth through high school • competed at six straight state track meets in the 1,600 meters and the 3,200 meters • made three state appearances in the 4x800-meter relay, including runner-up finishes in 2006 and 2008 • a member of the National Honor Society • Presidential Award for Academic Excellence recipient.

Personal: Born June 23, 1990 • double majoring in history and art with a minor in leadership and plans to go pre-law • daughter of Mark and Evie Orcutt • the youngest of four children • other siblings Brooke, Ben and Gretchen all played collegiate soccer • enjoys playing Scrabble, eating chips and queso, and arts and crafts with her family.


Gophers Volunteer at Feed My Starving Children


The Gophers took a team outing to volunteer at Feed My Starving Children during winter break.

Distance Gophers Set for Track


Coach Sarah Hopkins previews the distance squad as the Gophers prepare to kick off the 2017 track & field season.

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.

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