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
Minnesota officially opens the 2016 season at Les Bolstad Course this Friday
Head coach Sarah Hopkins shares her outlook for the 2016 cross country season
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.
Eastman Leads Gophers at Jack's Run
Twenty-one Gophers recorded career-best 6K times at Les Bolstad Course on Friday evening.
Kargol Enjoying Success as a Rookie
Redshirt freshman Abby Kargol has placed among Minnesota's top five runners in three consecutive races.
Captains Corner: Danielle Anderson
Gophers co-captain Danielle Anderson shares her thoughts on Minnesota's cross country season so far.