Take a look back at the Gopher women's cross country team's 2015 season
Fifth-year seniors Liz Berkholtz and Kaila Urick lead Minnesota into its 11th-straight NCAA Championship
Minnesota enters Friday's meet looking for its 11th-straight NCAA Championship bid
Courtney Alama, Danielle Anderson and Taylor Mikkalson led Minnesota at Jack's Twilight Run Friday evening
The Gophers ran eight career-best 6K times at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational Friday
2015 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran five races • ran a career-best 22:05.9 to place 29th overall as the fourth Gopher in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • finished as the 10th Gopher at the Griak Invitational (23:44.4) • finished 11th on the team at both the Greater Louisville Classic 5K (18:41.17) and the season-opening Oz Memorial (23:33.1) • finished 36th overall as the sixth female finisher at Jack’s Run (23:30.1) • served as an alternate at the NCAA Midwest Regional and NCAA Championship.
2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran one race • made Gopher debut at the Oz Memorial 6K, finishing 28th overall and ninth on the team in 24:01.1.
2013 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: Two-time Illinois all-state cross country performer • finished 11th at 2012 Class 3A state meet with a personal best of 16:54 in the 3-mile race • won her second regional championship and finished fifth at the sectional to earn her third all-sectional medal • part of a state title, four regional titles and three sectional titles with Palatine • went on to finish 17th at the 2012 Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional (18:56.30) • on the track, ran on Palatine's 4x800m relay team that finished in the top four at three state meets • posted a 1,600m time of 5:02.10 at the 2012 state meet • 2012 Mid-Suburban League champion in the 800m, 1,600m and 4x400m relay, and a sectional champion in the 1,600m, 4x400m relay, and 4x800m relay.
Personal: Born June 16, 1995 • plans to major in global studies and Spanish • daughter of Ann Lawrence and Eric Wasowicz • has one brother • enjoys reading, skiing and cooking.
Gophers' 2015 Season In Review
Take a look back at the Gopher women's cross country team's successful 2015 season.
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.