Golden Gopher Honors and Awards

All-America
1976 - Cathie Twomey, 12th-AIAW
1977 - Cathie Twomey, 6th-AIAW
1984 - Jody Eder, 14th
1985 - Jody Eder, 21st
1998 - Rasa Michniovaite, 16th
2005 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans, 21st; Emily Brown, 29th
2006 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans, 19th; Emily Brown, 29th
2007 - Jamie Cheever, 33rd
2008 - Megan Duwell, 32nd
2009 - Megan Duwell, 7th
2010 - Stephanie Price, 31st

NCAA All-Region (Place)
1982 - Jody Eder (22)
1983 - Jody Eder (6), Sue Alm (8), Kellie Benzow (19), Peggy Grundman (23)
1984 - Jody Eder (3), Stacy Bant (11)
1985 - Jody Eder (4)
1987 - Eileen Donaghy (5), Cherste Johnson (15), Patti Walsh (22)
1988 - Eileen Donaghy (15), Laura Duffy, (24)
1989 - Sara Renk (8)
1990 - Monika Balint (22)
1991 - Chris Rowe (3)
1992 - Susan Bliss (8),Lori Townsend (18)
1993 - Jessica Langford (5), Lori Townsend (11)
1994 - Lori Townsend (5)
1995 - Lori Townsend (7)
1996 - Anna Gullingsrud (6)
1997 - Anna Gullingsrud (9), Daphne Panhuysen (10), Andrea Lentz (22)
1998 - Rasa Michniovaite (1),Elaine Eggleston (8)
1999 - Rasa Michniovaite (8), Elaine Eggleston (16)
2000 - Elaine Eggleston (9), Corinne Nimtz (10), Darja Vasiljeva (3)
2001 - Lisa Dyer (12), Laura Bjork (13), Darja Vasiljeva (18)
2002 - Darja Vasiljeva (5)
2003 - Zoe Nagell (24), Emily Brown (25)
2004 - Lauren Williams (19)
2005 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans (2), Emily Brown (3), Lauren Williams (4)
2006 - Emily Brown (3), Ladia Albertson-Junkans (5), Jamie Cheever (10), Gabriele Anderson (17), Elizabeth Yetzer (18), Amy Laskowske (20)
2007 - Jamie Cheever (8), Elizabeth Yetzer (13), Ladia Albertson-Junkans (18), Heather Dorniden (21), Gabriele Anderson (23)
2008 - Megan Duwell (4), Gabriele Anderson (12), Amy Laskowske (13), Mallory Van Ness (14), Felicitas Mensing (18), Heather Dorniden (19)
2009 - Megan Duwell (2), Heather Dorniden (14), Stephanie Price (19), Kayla Wagner (20), Nikki Swenson (21), Elizabeth Yetzer (25)
2010 - Stephanie Price (1), Missa Varpness (19), Nikki Swenson (24)
2011 - Stephanie Price (6), Ashlie Decker (12)
2012 - Molly Kayfes (8), Laura Docherty (16), Ashlie Decker (20)
2013 - Molly Kayfes (2), Maggie Bollig (8), Laura Docherty (9), Becca Dyson (19), Katie Moraczewski (23)

First Team All-Big Ten (Place)
1984 - Jody Eder (4), Stacy Bant (7)
1985 - Jody Eder (4)
1987 - Eileen Donaghy (1-champion)
1992 - Susan Bliss (6)
1993 - Jessica Langford (4)
1994 - Lori Townsend (5)
1995 - Lori Townsend (3)
1998 - Rasa Michniovaite (3)
1999 - Rasa Michniovaite (4)
2000 - Elaine Eggleston (6)
2002 - Darja Vasiljeva (3)
2005 - Emily Brown (3), Lauren Williams (5), Ladia Albertson-Junkans (6)
2006 - Emily Brown (6), Ladia Albertson-Junkans (7)
2008 - Megan Duwell (4)
2009 - Megan Duwell (3)
2010 - Stephanie Price (2)
2011 - Stephanie Price (5)
2013 - Laura Docherty (3)

Second Team All-Big Ten (Place)
1986 - Eileen Donaghy (13)
1989 - Ann Westby (10), Becky Runion (11)
1990 - Chris Rowe (10)
1991 - Jessica Langford (14)
1996 - Kari Thompson (14)
1997 - Anna Gullingsrud (10), Daphne Panhuysen (12)
1998 - Elaine Eggleston (10)
1999 - Elaine Eggleston (14)
2000 - Darja Vasiljeva (9)
2001 - Lisa Dyer (8)
2004 - Lauren Williams (14)
2007 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans (10), Gabriele Anderson (14)
2008 - Gabriele Anderson (10), Amy Laskowske (14)
2009 - Kayla Wagner (14)
2010 - Missa Varpness (11), Nikki Swenson (13)
2012 - Laura Docherty (9)
2013 - Molly Kayfes (8), Maggie Bollig (13)

Big Ten Freshman of the Year
2000 - Darja Vasiljeva

Big Ten Medal of Honor
1985-86 - Jody Eder
2006-07 Emily Brown
2009-10 Heather Dorniden

Minnesota Sr. Athlete of the Year
1977-78 - Cathie Twomey
1991-92 - Chris Rowe
1995-96 - Lori Townsend

Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
2008-09 - Jamie Cheever, Heather Dorniden, Megan Duwell, Julie Schwengler
2009-10 - Megan Duwell, Katelan Dyson, Celia Hemmerich, Amy Laskowske, Calla Nelson, Stephanie Price, Mallory Van Ness, Kelly Wilson, Elizabeth Yetzer
2010-11 - Katelan Dyson, Rebecca Gusmer, Danielle Lebreck, Stephanie Price, Kathryn Ritter, Kathryn Salvatore, Kayla Wagner
2011-12 - Ashlie Decker, Rachel Drake, Laura Koch, Danielle LeBreck, Stephanie Price
2012-13 - Maggie Bollig, Heather Brunn, Kate Bucknam, Ashlie Decker, Rachel Drake, Becca Dyson, Molly Kayfes, Cassy Opitz, Jamie Piepenburg, Kathryn Ritter
2013-14 - Abby Anderson, Liz Berkholtz, Rachel Drake, Becca Dyson, Jillian Johnson, Katie Moraczewski, Stephanie Solfelt

Academic All-Big Ten
1984 - Stacy Bant
1985 - Jody Eder
1986 - Patty Burns, Patti Walsh
1987 - Patty Burns, Tiffany Church, Cherste Johnson, Amy Mills, Patti Walsh
1988 - Chris Abbott, Wendy Babcock, Patty Burns, Tiffany Church, Jackie Hubbard, Cherste Johnson, Becky Canner, Kristen Reuss
1989 - Jenny Alby, Becky Canner, Heather Doyle, Kara Parker, Sarah Renk, Chris Rowe
1990 - Chris Abbott, Jenny Alby, Monika Balint, Lynn Mishuk, Kara Parker, Chris Rowe, Shelly Wall
1991 - Chris Abbott, Jenny Alby, Heather Doyle, Lynn Mishuk, Chris Rowe, Sara Zimmermann
1992 - Angie Abbott, Susan Bliss, Kristen Bubolz, Kristen Goelzer, Andrea Grove, Jessica Langford
1993 - Angie Abbott, Kristen Bubolz, Andrea Grove, Jessica Langford, Julia McGough, Lori Townsend, Ricki Van Amber
1994 - Angie Abbott, Heather Amundson, Kristen Goelzer, Karen Kleindl, Bridget Neutgens, Lori Townsend, Keri Zweig
1995 - Janet Howe, Karen Kleindl, Andrea Lentz, Bridget Neutgens, Lori Townsend, Keri Zweig
1996 - Julie Golla, Minna Haronoja, Christie Heikes, Andrea Lentz, Kari Thompson
1997 - Julie Golla, Minna Haronoja, Christie Heikes, Andrea Lentz, Kari Thompson
1998 - Elaine Eggleston, Danielle Giusti, Minna Haronoja, Deborah Hudleston, Gena Johnson, Corinne Nimtz, Nikki Rassbach
1999 - Elaine Eggleston, Chrissy Eid, Minna Haronoja, Deborah Hudleston, Gena Johnson, Victoria Moses, Jenny Moylan, Corinne Nimtz, Hayley Singer
2000 - Elaine Eggleston, Chrissy Eid, Corinne Nimtz, Anita Menden, Victoria Moses, Alison Mumbleau
2001 - Laura Bjork, Jill Field, Anita Menden, Victoria Moses, Jenny Moylan, Amy Sas, Darja Vasiljeva
2002 - Laura Bjork, Jill Field, Kristine Hartmark, Sarah Hesser, Paula Hoffert, Kimberly Magee, Zoe Nagell, Darja Vasiljeva
2003 - Krista Anderson, Laura Bjork, Carly Emil, Jen Hess, Sarah Hesser, Paula Hoffert, Amy Lindner, Kimberly Magee, Harper McConnell, Anita Menden, Zoe Nagell, Lauren Willians
2004 - Emily Brown, Carly Emil, Jen Hess, Paula Hoffert, Kimberly Magee, Darja Vasilijeva, Theresa Aschman, Diana Berlinerblau, Sarah Hesser, Stacia Kalinoski, Amy Lindner, Harper McConnell, Lisa Remark Jena Trask, Annie Wells, Lauren Williams, Stefanie Zeihen
2005 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans, Theresa Aschman, Diana Berlinerblau, Emily Brown, Carly Emil, Jen Hess, Heather Horton, Katie Howery, Allison Joelson, Stacia Kalinoski, Harper McConnell, Lisa Remark, Jamie Rooney, Debra Thompson, Jena Trask, Lauren Williams, Stephanie Zeihen
2006 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans, Gabriele Anderson, Danie Ashford, Emily Brown, Jamie Cheever, Ariella DePrenger-Gottfried, Heather Dorniden, Megan Duwell, Heather Horton, Katie Howery, Sacia Kalinoski, Lisa Remark, Jena Trask
2007 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans, Gabriele Anderson, Danielle Ashford, Jamie Cheever, Heather Dorniden, Megan Duwell, Dagmara Handzlik, Katie Howery, Amy Laskowske, Sally Paulson, Jullie Schwengler, Elizabeth Yetzer, Rebekah Yetzer
2008 - Gabriele Anderson, Katelyn Barylak, Jamie Cheever, Ariella DePrenger-Gottfried, Heather Dorniden, Megan Duwell, Amy Laskowske, Amber Mazzitelli, Sally Paulson, Julie Schwengler, Carie Steil, Brittni Swanson, Mallory Van Ness, Kelly Wilson, Elizabeth Yetzer
2009 - Jamie Cheever, Jamie Dittmar, Heather Dorniden, Megan Duwell, Katie Dyson, Tari Helmers, Celia Hemmerich, Amy Laskowske, Emma Miller, Stephanie Price, Claire Rindo, Mallory Van Ness, Kelly Wilson, Elizabeth Yetzer
2010 - Rachel Drake, Katie Dyson, Katie Moraczewski, Cassy Opitz, Stephanie Price, Claire Rindo, Kathryn Ritter, Katie Salvatore, Missa Varpness, Kayla Wagner
2011 - Maggie Bollig, Kendall Cederstrom, Ashlie Decker, Laura Docherty, Rachel Drake, Jaclyn Edmonds, Emily Fowler, Molly Kayfes, Laura Koch, Mikaya Larson, Danielle LeBreck, Jenna Lewein, Taylor Light, Katie Moraczewski, Cassy Opitz, Stephanie Price, Andrea Rediger, Claire Rindo, Megan Smith, Annie Talajkowski, Missa Varpness.
2012 - Liz Berkholtz, Maggie Bollig, Heather Brunn, Kate Bucknam, Kelli Budd, Ashlie Decker, Laura Docherty, Lauren Domski, Rachel Drake, Becca Dyson, Becca Gusmer, Molly Kayfes, Katie Moraczewski, Cassy Opitz, Kathryn Ritter, Jessica Schmidt, Annie Talajkowski, Hannah Trasser, Bre Valle
2013 - Te'Shon Adderley, Abby Anderson, Megan Bailey, Liz Berkholtz, Maggie Bollig, Laura Docherty, Rachel Drake, Becca Dyson, Katie Hill, Haley Johnson, Jillian Johnson, Molly Kayfes, Kaitlin Mincke, Katie Moraczewski, Kaila Urick, Jamie Vandenberg

WICCCA/USTFCCCA Academic Honors
1994 - Lori Townsend, All-America
1995 - Lori Townsend, All-America
1998 - Elaine Eggleston, All-America; Rasa Michniovaite, All-America; TEAM, All-America
1999 - Elaine Eggleston, All-America; TEAM, All-America "With Distinction"
2002 - Darja Vasiljeva, All-America; TEAM All-America "With Distinction"
2007 - Jamie Cheever, Elizabeth Yetzer
2009 - Heather Dorniden, Megan Duwell, Amy Laskowske
2010 - Stephanie Price, Missa Varpness
2011 - Ashlie Decker, Stephanie Price
2012 - Ashlie Decker, Laura Docherty, Molly Kayfes
2013 - Laura Docherty, Maggie Bollig, Molly Kayfes, Becca Dyson

Cross Country Alumnae Scholarship Award
1999 - Elaine Eggleston

Rocky Racette Memorial Scholarship Award
1985-86 - Patti Walsh
1986-87 - Eileen Donaghy
1987-88 - Jackie Hubbard
1988-89 - Patty Burns
1989-90 - Sarah Renk
1990-91 - Chris Rowe
1991-92 - Wends Zak
1992-93 - Lori Townsend
1993-94 - Andrea Grove
1994-95 - Karen Kleindl
1995-96 - Andrea Lentz
1996-97 - Kari Thompson
1997-98 - Minna Haronoja
1998-99 - Rasa Michniovaite
1999-00 - Corinne Nimtz
2000-01 - Anita Menden
2001-02 - Anita Menden
2002-03 - Jen Hess
2003-04 - Zoe Nagell
2004-05 - Zoe Nagell
2005-06 - Lauren Williams
2006-07 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans

Captains
1985 - Jody Eder
1986 - Beth Alford, Patti Eidman, Patti Walsh
1987 - Beth Alford, Patti Eidman, Patti Walsh
1988 - Beth Alford, Eileen Donaghy, Gwen Gieneart
1989 - Wendy Babcock, Tiffany Church, Laura Duffy
1990 - Heather Doyle, Laura Duffy
1991 - Jenny Alby, Heather Doyle
1992 - Susan Bliss, Kristen Bubolz, Julia McGough
1993 - Angie Abbott, Kristen Bubolz, Julia McGough, Ricki Van Amber
1994 - Angie Abbott, Andrea Grove, Lori Townsend, Ricki Van Amber
1995 - Lori Townsend, Bridget Neutgens
1996 - Karen Kleindl, Bridget Neutgens, Keri Zweig
1997 - Andrea Lentz, Kari Thompson, Andrea Swansby, Christie Heikes
1998 - Amy Hoel, Nikki Rassbach
1999 - Minna Haronoja, Gena Johnson, Hayley Singer
2000 - Elaine Eggleston, Corinne Nimtz, Rachel Domenichetti
2001 - Chrissy Eid, Jill Field, Kristine Hartmark, Anita Menden
2002 - Jill Field, Kristine Hartmark, Anita Menden
2003 - Laura Bjork, Sarah Hesser, Anita Menden
2004 - Tracy Fleischhacker, Sarah Hesser, Harper McConnell, Lisa Remark, Darja Vasiljeva
2005 - Harper McConnell, Lisa Remark, Lauren Williams
2006 - Emily Brown, Ladia Albertson-Junkans, Lisa Remark, Jenna Trask
2007 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans, Gabriele Anderson, Katelyn Barylak, Julie Schwengler, Rebekah Yetzer
2008 - Gabriele Anderson, Katelyn Barylak, Heather Dorniden, Megan Duwell, Julie Schwengler, Carie Steil, Elizabeth Yetzer
2009 - Jamie Cheever, Heather Dorniden, Megan Duwell, Tari Helmers, Nikki Swenson, Elizabeth Yetzer
2010 - Claire Rindo, Kathryn Ritter, Nikki Swenson, Kelly Wilson
2011 - Danielle LeBreck, Stephanie Price, Claire Rindo, Kathryn Ritter, Bre Valle
2012 - Ashley Decker, Laura Docherty, Rachel Drake, Cassy Opitz, Kathryn Ritter, Jamie Vandenberg
2013 - Kelli Budd, Ashlie Decker, Laura Docherty, Rachel Drake, Molly Kayfes, Cassy Opitz, Jamie Vandenberg

Coaches Award
1986 - Jackie Hubbard
1987 - Gwen Gieneart
1988 - Bobbi Van Amber
1989 - Heather Doyle
1990 - Kara Parker
1991 - Heather Doyle
1992 - Heather Amundson
1993 - Angie Abbott
1994 - Christie Heikes
1995 - Keri Zweig
1996 - Laurie McGinley
1997 - Andrea Lentz
1998 - Kristine Hartmark, Hayley Singer
1999 - Elaine Eggleston
2000 - Kristine Hartmark
2001 - Crystal Glenn
2002 - Anita Menden
2003 - Sarah Hesser
2004 - 2004 Team
2005 - Lisa Remark
2006 - Lisa Remark
2007 - Elizabeth Yetzer, Rebekah Yetzer
2008 - Heather Dorniden, Julie Schwengler
2009 - Heather Dorniden, Bre Valle
2010 - Danielle LeBreck, Kathryn Ritter
2011 - Laura Docherty, Megan Smith
2012 - Maggie Bollig, Anne Ferguson
2013 - Lauren Domski, Jamie Vandenberg

Most Valuable Runner Award
1982 - Kris Rens
1983 - Jody Eder
1984 - Jody Eder
1985 - Jody Eder
1986 - Eileen Donaghy
1987 - Eileen Donaghy
1988 - Eileen Donaghy, Laura Duffy
1989 - Sarah Renk
1990 - Chris Rowe
1991 - Chris Rowe
1992 - Susan Bliss
1993 - Jessica Langford
1994 - Lori Townsend
1995 - Lori Townsend
1996 - Anna Gullingsrud
1997 - Anna Gullingsrud, Daphne Panhuysen
1998 - Rasa Michniovaite
1999 - Rasa Michniovaite
2000 - Elaine Eggleston
2001 - Anita Menden
2002 - Darja Vasiljeva
2003 - Zoe Nagell
2004 - Lauren Williams
2005 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans, Emily Brown, Lauren Williams
2006 - Emily Brown, Ladia Albertson-Junkans
2007 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans, Jamie Cheever
2008 - Gabriele Anderson, Megan Duwell
2009 - Megan Duwell
2010 - Stephanie Price
2011 - Stephanie Price
2012 - Laura Docherty, Molly Kayfes
2013 - Laura Docherty

Most Improved Runner Award
1985 - Eileen Donaghy
1986 - Patti Walsh
1987 - Cherste Johnson
1988 - Chris Abbott
1989 - Becky Canner
1990 - Lynn Mishuk
1991 - Sara Zimmermann
1992 - Kristin Goelzer
1993 - Julie McGough
1994 - Karen Kleindl, Keri Zweig
1995 - Janet Howe, Kari Thompson
1996 - Danielle Giusti, Kari Thompson
1997 - Corinne Nimtz
1998 - Elaine Eggleston
1999 - Corinne Nimtz
2000 - Anita Menden
2001 - Laura Bjork
2002 - Zoe Nagell, Paula Hoffert
2003 - Theresa Ascheman, Harper McConnell
2004 - Stefanie Zeihen
2005 - Jena Trask, Katie Howery
2006 - Claire Bootsma, Megan Duwell
2007 - Heather Dorniden, Sally Paulson
2008 - Mallory Van Ness, Kelly Wilson
2009 - Jamie Dittmar, Stephanie Price
2010 - Jessica Schmidt, Nikki Swenson
2011 - Maggie Bollig, Paige Orcutt
2012 - Becca Dyson, Rebecca Rethwisch, Katie Hill
2013 - Chelsea Pettit, Kaila Urick, Andie Zeman

Blue Collar Award
1995 - Karen Kleindl
1996 - Karen Kleindl
1997 - Rachel Earney
1998 - Christine Harper
1999 - not awarded
2000 - not awarded
2001 - Amy Sas
2002 - Kimberly Magee
2003 - Stacia Kalinoski
2004 - Katie Howery
2005 - Natalie Timmers
2006 - Amy Lskowske
2007 - Sally Paulson
2008 - Meghan Mason
2009 - Claire Rindo, Kathryn Ritter
2010 - Laura Docherty
2011 - Andrea Rediger, Jamie Vandenberg
2012 - Taylor Mikkalson, Kate Bucknam
2013 - Maggie Bollig, Becca Dyson

Comeback of the Year Award
1994 - Heather Amundson
1995 - not awarded
1996 - not awarded
1997 - Christie Heikes
1998 - Aimee Daugs
1999 - Jill Field
2000 - not awarded
2001 - not awarded
2002 - not awarded
2003 - Heather Horton
2004 - Emily Brown
2005 - Jen Hess
2006 - Gabriele Anderson
2007 - Danie Ashford, Mallory Van Ness
2008 - Amy Laskowske
2009 - Amy Laskowske, Paige Orcutt
2010 - Cassy Opitz
2011 - Stephanie Price, Molly Kayfes, Cassy Opitz, Laura Docherty, Missa Barpness, Rachel Drake, Andrea Rediger, Katie Moraczewski, Ashlie Decker, Maggie Bollig
2012 - Kelli Budd
2013 - Kaitlin Mincke

Tough as Nails Award
1995 - Christie Heikes
1996 - Andrea Lentz
1997 - not awarded
1998 - not awarded
1999 - Deborah Hudleston
2000 - Corinne Nimtz
2001 - Krista Anderson
2002 - Jill Field
2003 - Amy Lindner
2004 - Jen Hess
2005 - Harper McConnell
2006 - Stacia Kalinoski
2007 - Megan Duwell
2008 - Jamie Cheever
2009 - Michelle Volz
2010 - Katie Moraczewski
2011 - Cassy Opitz
2012 - Katie Moraczewski
2013 - Molly Kayfes

Rookie of the Year Award
1985 - Eileen Donaghy
1986 - Cara Daniels
1987 - Laura Duffy
1988 - Sarah Renk
1989 - Ann Westby
1990 - Julia McGough
1991 - Wends Zak
1992 - Lori Townsend
1993 - Jenny Elliott
1994 - Lisa Aro
1995 - Julie Golla
1996 - Minna Haronoja
1997 - Daphne Panhuysen
1998 - Victoria Moses
1999 - Anita Menden
2000 - Darja Vasiljeva
2001 - Lisa Dyer
2002 - Carly Emil, Jen Hess
2003 - Emily Brown
2004 - Ladia Albertson-Junkans
2005 - Julie Schwengler
2006 - Jamie Cheever
2007 - Nikki Swenson
2008 - Felicitas Mensing
2009 - Kayla Wagner
2010 - Missa Varpness
2011 - Molly Kayfes
2012 - Liz Berkholtz
2013 - Haley Johnson

Freshman of the Year
2006 - Elizabeth Yetzer
2008 - Stephanie Price
2010 - Ashlie Decker
2012 - Jamie Piepenburg 

Carl Barylak Inspiration Award
2008 - Katelyn Barylak
2009 - 2009 team, Hesser-Homans family, Mark Hemmerich and family
2010 - Kelly Wilson
2011 - Mikaya Larson
2012 - Kathryn Ritter
2013 - Kelli Budd

Academic Commitment
2012 - Morgan Sickels
2013 - Rachel Drake

Iron Gopher
2012 - Heather Brunn
2013 - Anne Ferguson