Drake and Moraczewski lead the Gophers as four-time academic honorees
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
The race raised funds for a good cause.
The Gophers have won all three of their meets so far in 2012.
2013 Senior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten raced in five meets ran a season-best22:45.8 as the Gophers' 13th runner at the Griak Invitational finished 11th on the team in 23:30.1 at the season-opening Oz Memorial posted a 5K time of 18:44.68 at the SDSU Classic came in 13th overall (seventh Gopher) in 23:40 at Rocky's Run was the 14th Gopher at Jack's Run (23:58.2) earned first varsity letter.
2012 Junior Season: Best time of the season was 21:56 in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, where she finished 42nd (sixth on the team) 10th at the Blugold Invite (fourth among Gophers) with a time of 22:12.98 competed in six races total.
2011 Sophomore Season: Competed in three races placed third on the Gophers' squad and eleventh overall at the Tori Neubauer 6K, running 22:49 raced a season-best 22:48.30 at the Roy Griak Invitational clocked 23:36.44 at the Oz Memorial.
2010 Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran her season-best time of 23:27.6 at the UWEC Invitational competed in four meets.
2009 Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Niagara High School high school coach was Dan Nett did not compete in cross country five-time Wisconsin Division 3 state track champion captured 800-meter crown as junior and senior 400 meters champion in 2006, 2007 and 2008, runner-up in 2009 top time of 56.15 in 400m, 2:13.29 in 800m two-time all-conference in volleyball and basketball all-state in basketball as a senior 1,000-point career scorer National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born July 13, 1991 major is kinesiology daughter of Gary and Mary Vandenberg the youngest of four children with siblings Robin, Hollie and Darren enjoys snowboarding and art.
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.