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Hanna Grinaker
Hanna Grinaker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Detroit Lakes, Minn.

High School:
Detroit Lakes

Height:
5-7

Position:
Distance

Experience:
2V

Hanna Grinaker Photo Gallery

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Graduated

Notables
• Two-time cross country All-American (2006, 07)
• 2006 Big Ten Freshman of the Year in cross country
• Three-time All-Big Ten in cross country (2006, 07, 08)
• Three-time All-Great Lakes Region in cross country (2006, 07)

At Wisconsin
Track
2011 Outdoor:
Yet to compete.

2011 Indoor: Did not compete.

2010 Indoor: Finished eighth in the 5000 meters (16:40.47) and 10th in the 3000 meters (9:50.88) at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... placed second in the 5000 meters at the Red & White Open (2/19) in 17:17 .96 ... finished seventh in the 3000 meters at the New B alance Collegiate (2/6) in 9:47.13 ... member of the distance medley relay that finished 11th at the New Balance Collegiate (2/5) in 11:44.51 ... finished first in the 3000 meters at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30) in 9:54.26 ... finished second in the mile at the Badger Track Classic (1/23) with a time of 4:57.76

2010 Outdoor: Did not compete due to injury.

2009 Indoor: Redshirt season

2009 Outdoor: Ran a NCAA provisional qualifying time in the 10,000 meters in a personal-best 34:09.04 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16) ... won the 3,000 meters at the Jim Click Shootout in 9:43.73 (4/4) ... placed sixth in the 1,500 meters at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/9) in a personal best 4:39.29 ... placed 13th at the Cardinal Invite (5/2) in the 5000 meters to secure a NCAA regional qualification with a time of 16:40.65 ...placed 10th in the 5,000 meter at the Big Ten championships (5/16) in 16:42.23, securing a NCAA regional qualification ... placed 4th at the Big Ten championships (5/15) in the 10,000 meters with a time of 35:09.09 ... placed 17th at the NCAA Championships (6/11) in the 10,000 meters with a time of 35:20.11

2008 Indoor: Finished 10th in the 3000 meters at the Big Ten indoor championships in 9:44.48 ... placed 12th in 5000 meters at the Big Ten meet in 17:04.66 ... set a new personal best time in the mile at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational with a first-place finish in 4:56.57 ... set a personal best in the 3,000 meters with third-place finish at the Panther Open in 9:33.35 ... did not compete outdoors

2008 Outdoor: Redshirt season

2007: Placed eighth in the 5,000 meters at the Husky Classic with an NCAA provisional time of 16:36.06 ... also notched an NCAA provisional time in the 5,000 meters at the Big Ten indoor championships with a fourth-place finish in 16:31.78 ... also placed seventh in the 3,000 meters at the Big Ten indoor meet in a personal best time of 9:42.89 ... ran an NCAA provisional time in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational, finishing 26th in 35:03.58 ... finished ninth in the 5,000 meters at the Drake Relays in an NCAA regional qualifying time of 16:38.69 ... placed sixth in the 10,000 meters at the Big Ten outdoor championships in 35:10.71 ... placed fourth in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Mideast regionals in a personal best time of 16:24.45

Cross Country
2010: Did not compete

2009: Redshirt season ... ran unattached in one event, finishing 83rd overall with a time of 18:47 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational

2008: Earned 44th-place finish in 20:44.8 at NCAA championship ... earned all-region honors with ninth-place finish at NCAA Great Lakes Regional (21:29) ... finished 11th at Big Ten championship to earn second-team all-league honors ... won season-opening Northern Illinois Huskie Open

2007:
Earned All-America honors with her 25th-place finish at the NCAA championship in 20:51 ... earned all-region honors, placing fourth overall and leading the team in 20:51.96 ... earned first-team All-Big Ten honors with her team-best, fifth-place finish in 20:11.8 ... led the team and finished 16th overall at the Pre-NCAA Invitational in 20:44.6

2006: Earned All-America honors with her 13th-place finish at the NCAA¿championship in 21:07 ... earned all-region honors, finishing fourth at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 21:01 ... named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year after finishing third at the conference meet in 20:39 ... placed fifth at the Pre-NCAA Invitational in 20:18 ... won the Eastern Illinois Invitational in 17:29 ... was the UW's top finisher in all six events

High School
Placed seventh in the 2005 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships ... finished third in the 2005 Foot Locker Midwest Regional ... 2004 and 2005 Class AA state cross country runner-up ... also finished 24th at state as a sophomore ... three-time all-state ... three-time sectional champion in cross country ... five-time sectional champion in track ... placed third in 3200 meters at state as a senior and as a sophomore ... as a junior, was the runner-up at 3200 meters and finished third in the 1600 meters ... placed fifth in the 1600 meters at state as a sophomore

Personal
Major is kinesiology ... parents are Dave and Barb Balfour, and the late Dave Grinaker ... has one brother, Jake (26) and two sisters, Brittany (26) and Katrin (23) ... father played football and ran track at Concordia (Minn.) College ... grandfather, Finn Grinaker, coached football, golf and wrestling at Concordia ... aunt is former UW Big Ten champion and assistant track coach Mary Grinaker ... involved in Athletes in Action

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile 4:56.57 1-26-08 1,500 Meters 4:39.29 5-9-09
3000 Meters 9:33.35 1-19-08 3000 Meters 9:43.73 4-9-09
5000 Meters 16:31.78 2-25-07 5000 Meters 16:24.45 5-25-07
10,000 Meters 34:09.04 4-16-09

Honors and Awards
Academic All-Big Ten (1)
2010

USTFCCCA All-Academic (1)

2008

At the NCAA Championships
10,000 Meters: 17th (35:20.11)

At the Big Ten Championships
2010 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 10th (9:50.88)
5000 Meters: 8th (16:40.47)

2009 - Outdoor

5000 Meters: 10th (16:42.23)
10000 Meters: 4th (35:09.09)

2008 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 10th (9:44.48)
5000 Meters: 12th (17:04.66)

2007 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 7th (9:42.89)
5000 Meters: 4th (16:31.78)

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