Minnesota celebrated the 2016 cross country season with its annual team awards banquet Sunday
Minnesota wrapped up the 2016 season with Madeline Strandemo representing the team at the NCAA Championship
Join the Gophers for an open six-kilometer race at Les Bolstad Course this Friday evening
Megan Hasz, Bethany Hasz, and Madeline Strandemo led Minnesota on Friday afternoon
Madeline Strandemo, Bethany Hasz, and Megan Hasz led Minnesota in the 5K race at Notre Dame Friday
Photos from the Gophers' end-of-season banquet celebrating the 2016 cross country season.
Gopher women take first in Oz Memorial run
Photo gallery for women's cross country student-athlete Tamara Gorman.
2016 • Redshirt Sophomore Season:Ran in two meets this season • finished fifth for the Gophers at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invite with a 6K time of 21:48.9 • ran a career-best 5K time of 17:45.1 as the sixth Gopher at the Notre Dame Invitational.
2015 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran six races • placed third on the team and seventh overall at the Oz Memorial (22:34.5) • placed ninth on the team at the Griak Invitational (23:37.7) • placed fifth on the team and 149th overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • ran a career-best 21:25.0 to place 49th overall as the sixth Gopher at the Big Ten Championship • placed 76th as the seventh Gopher at the Midwest Regional in her NCAA debut (21:52.2) • finished seventh on the team in 224th overall in her NCAA Championship debut (22:02.9).
2014 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2014 cross country and 2015 track & field seasons.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Rapid City Stevens High School • five-time letterwinner in cross country, track & field and swimming • led cross country team to the South Dakota Class AA title as a senior and runner-up finish as a junior • placed second at the 2013 South Dakota Class AA cross country championship in 14:24.81 • three-time Gatorade South Dakota Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year • five-time South Dakota Class AA track & field state champion in the 1,600m (2011), 3,200m (2011, 2013 and 2014) and 4x800m relay (2011) • three-time state runner-up in the 1,600m (2013, 2014) and 4x800m relay (2013) • 2011 and 2013 conference champion in the 1,600m and 3,200m • holds Rapid City Stevens school records in 1,600m (5:00) and 3,200m (10:42) • also swam competitively in high school • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born February 22, 1996 • daughter of Jeff and Kelly Gorman • has one older brother, Brian, who competed for the University of Minnesota swim team from 2011-13 • father, Jeff, swam for the Gophers from 1983-85 • enjoys camping, cooking, hiking and spending time with family and friends • intends to major in elementary education • competitive triathlete • became the first American woman to win a junior worlds title at the 2013 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Junior World Championships with a first-place time of 57 minutes, 8 seconds on the 750-meter swim, 22.5-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run course • placed third at the 2012 ITU Junior World Championships.
|Gorman's Postseason Appearances|
|Year||Big Tens||Midwest Regional||NCAA Championship|
|2015||49th, 21:25.0||76th, 21:52.2||224th, 22:02.9|
Captains Corner: Madeline Strandemo
Fifth-year senior Madeline Strandemo shares her goals and expectations for the cross country season.
Captains Corner: Amelia Barczi
Gophers co-captain Amelia Barczi reflects on her journey as a Gopher so far and looks forward to the year ahead.
Captains Corner: Paige Peschel
Paige Peschel is one of five Gophers serving as team captain for the 2017 cross country season.