Sarah Klecker
Sarah  Klecker

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins HS

Birthdate:
05/04/1995

Experience:
1 Letter


02/09/2017

Running to the Runway

Gophers distance runner Sarah Klecker designed a running-inspired clothing line for her senior capstone project in the College of Design

12/12/2016

Gophers Hand Out Team Awards

Minnesota celebrated the 2016 cross country season with its annual team awards banquet Sunday

12/07/2016

Gophers Honored as Academic All-B1G

Thirteen Gophers have been honored by the Big Ten Conference for academics this fall

11/23/2016

2016 Cross Country Season in Review

Minnesota wrapped up the 2016 season with Madeline Strandemo representing the team at the NCAA Championship

11/06/2016

Gophers Host Annual Rocky's Run

Minnesota held its final home meet of the season at Les Bolstad Course Sunday morning

12/12/2016

2016 W Cross Country Banquet

Photos from the Gophers' end-of-season banquet celebrating the 2016 cross country season.

Photo Gallery

2016 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran in six meets this season • recorded a personal-best 6K time of 22:55.6 at Jack’s Run.

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.

MORE HEADLINES

Gopher Trio Honored By USTFCCCA

2/9/2017

Bethany Hasz, Megan Hasz, and Madeline Strandemo have been named USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees.

Running to the Runway

2/9/2017

Gophers distance runner Sarah Klecker designed a running-inspired clothing line for her senior capstone project in the College of Design.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Madeline Strandemo

2/8/2017

Catch up with Gophers co-captain Madeline Strandemo after she ran the second-fastest mile in program history last weekend.

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