Sarah Klecker
Sarah  Klecker

RS Sophomore

Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins HS



Mikkalson Leads Gophers at Rocky's Run

Taylor Mikkalson, Molly Eastman, and Emily Castanias led Minnesota in its final home meet of the season Sunday


Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

Courtney Alama, Danielle Anderson and Taylor Mikkalson led Minnesota at Jack's Twilight Run Friday evening


Gophers Record 12 Career-Bests

Molly Eastman, Nicole Heitzman and Delaney Sinnen led the Gophers at the Tori Neubauer Invitational Saturday afternoon


Gophers Head to Two Meets in Wisconsin

No. 23 Minnesota will race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week


Castanias Leads Gophers at UW-Eau Claire

Minnesota raced at the Blugold Invitational Friday

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2015 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran six races • placed eighth on the team and 81st overall in 24:29.2 at the Blugold Invitational • ran a season-best 24:14.04 as the 12th Gopher at the Tori Neubauer Invitational • finished ninth on the team and 20th overall at Rocky’s Run (26:41.8).

2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Did not compete.

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

High School: A 2013 graduate of Hopkins High School • earned all-state honors in track and all-conference honors in cross country in 2009 • part of a Lake Conference champion team her freshman year.

Personal: Born May 4, 1995 • major is apparel design with a minor in product design • daughter of Barney and Janis Klecker • has two sisters, Mary and Elizabeth, and three brothers, John, Joe and James • father Barney ran cross country and track at UW-Stout and mother Janis ran cross country for the Gophers • brother John runs cross country and track at Augustana College, sister Mary runs cross country and track at Augsburg College, and brother Joe runs cross country and track at the University of Colorado • enjoys drawing, painting, yoga, and playing with her dogs.


Gophers Earn Top-20 NCAA Finish


Minnesota finished 18th in the team race for its highest NCAA finish since 2009.

Berkholtz Honored By USATF Minnesota


Senior Liz Berkholtz was named the USATF Minnesota Female Athlete of the Month for October.

No. 23 Gophers Head to NCAA Championship


Fifth-year seniors Liz Berkholtz and Kaila Urick lead Minnesota into its 11th-straight NCAA Championship this weekend.

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