Sarah Klecker
Sarah  Klecker

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Hopkins, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins HS

Birthdate:
05/04/1995

Experience:
1 Letter


11/05/2017

Gophers Host 2017 Home Finale

Ninety-seven runners competed in the 37th annual running of Rocky's Run on Sunday morning

10/14/2017

Werking Leads Gophers at Neubauer Invite

Sarah Werking, Ally Smith, Paige Peschel, Kelli Schmidt, and Sarah Klecker led Minnesota Saturday morning

09/29/2017

Gophers Race at Blugold Invite

Abby Lange placed 11th to lead Minnesota at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational Friday evening

09/23/2017

No. 19 Gophers Place Third at Griak

Madeline Strandemo finished 10th overall to lead the Gophers to a third-place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday

09/08/2017

Kohut-Jackson, Gophers Win at Oz Memorial

The Gophers took home the individual and team titles at the Oz Memorial Run Friday evening

12/12/2016

2016 W Cross Country Banquet

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

PRONUNCIATION:



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2017 • Redshirt Senior Season: Ran six races • ran a career-best 6K time of 22:39.2 as the 11th Gopher in 21st overall at Jack’s Run • finished as the fifth Gopher at three meets, the Blugold Invite, Tori Neubauer Invite, and Rocky’s Run.

2016 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and 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 • double major in apparel design and art 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 ran cross country and track at Augustana College, sister Mary ran 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

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Lindsey Greenlund

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Lindsey Greenlund

11/21/2017 - W. Cross Country

Get to know Gophers redshirt freshman Lindsey Greenlund as the Gophers transition from cross country to indoor track & field.

Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Episode 11

Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Episode 11

11/20/2017 - W. Cross Country

Hugh McCutcheon and Sarah Hopkins are this week's guests on Ski-U-Mah Weekly.

Gophers Place 19th at NCAA Championship

Gophers Place 19th at NCAA Championship

11/18/2017 - W. Cross Country

Bethany Hasz, Megan Hasz, and Madeline Strandemo led Minnesota at the national meet Saturday in Louisville, Ky.

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