No. 21 Minnesota has received an at-large bid to the NCAA Championship next weekend
Liz Berkholtz placed 80th overall, racing in her third national championship
107 total winners around the country
Minnesota matches last year's finish at Championships
Race begins at 11:58 am on Monday
2011 Senior Season: Raced in seven meets paced the Gophers at the NCAA Championships, finishing 41st overall with 20:44 raced 21:08.03 at the Midwest Regional Meet to lead Minnesota and finish sixth overall led the team as the fifth-place finisher overall at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 20:30 paced the Gophers with a 16th-place finish at the Wisconsin Adidas 6K, racing her season-best time of 20:27 defeated nine teams in winning the SDSU Invite in 17:19.1 ran the Gopher's best race at the Roy Griak Invitational, finishing in fifth-place overall in 20:50.55 won the first meet of the year, clocking 21:17.87 at the Oz Memorial
2010 Junior Season: Became the seventh different Gopher All-American, placing 31st at the NCAA Championships Midwest Region champion with the Gophers' second best time ever (20:01.48) named All-Big Ten after finishing second at the conference championships with the best time in Minnesota history (19:55.50) won the Oz Memorial Run finished second at the Griak Invitational named the team's Most Valuable Runner Academic All-Big Ten letterwinner.
2009 Sophomore Season: All-Midwest Region helped Gophers to a 10th-place finish at NCAA Championships Gophers' number-five runner (21:23.8), 112th overall, at NCAA meet team's third runner at Big Ten Championships with a season-best time of 21:19 ran in six meets Academic All-Big Ten varsity letterwinner most improved team award.
2008 Freshman Season: Ran in five races named the Gophers' Freshman of the Year the team's number-four finisher at the Tori Neubauer Invitational with a season-best time of 22:24.5.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Loyola Catholic High School high school coach was Dale Compton placed 35th in the 2007 Minnesota Class A Cross Country Championships state meet competitor in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters earned all-state honors as a freshman in the 4x800-meter relay with sister Sarah on the relay as well totaled 16 varsity letters in high school: track (6), soccer (5), basketball (3) and cross country (2) graduated at the top of her class a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born July 30, 1989 nursing major daughter of Art and Sharon Price the fifth of eight children with siblings: Cassandra, Derek, Sarah, Rodney, Rachal, Shane and Sheldon.
Watch the Griak Live on FloTrack
FloTrack will once again provide live coverage of the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday.
Hopkins Previews Griak Invitational
Watch head coach Sarah Hopkins preview this weekend's Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Course.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kelli Schmidt
Get to know Gophers redshirt freshman Kelli Schmidt, a distance runner from Wilmette, Ill.