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Molly Hanson
Molly Hanson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dodgeville, Wis.

High School:
Dodgeville

Height:
5-6

Hanson's Track and Field Bio

At Wisconsin
2014: Finished 7th overall and 4th for Wisconsin at the Badger Opener (9/5) in 14:16 (4k) to help UW win the team title

2013: At the NCAA Championships (11/23), placed 144th overall and third for the Badgers in 21:37 (6K) ... placed 28th overall and third for UW at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (11/15) with a personal-best time of 21:06 (6K) ... with a time of 21:51 (6K), finished 34th overall and third for Wisconsin at the Big Ten Championships (11/3) ... at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/19), placed 123rd overall and third for UW with a time of 21:15 (6K) ... in a personal-best time of 18:02 (5K), finished 32nd overall and sixth for UW at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/27) ... at the Sycamore Invitational (9/14), making her collegiate debut, finished fourth overall and fourth for UW in 18:23.6 (5K)

Before Wisconsin
Competed at Marquette in 2013, setting the indoor 800 and mile record... finished eighth at the Big East indoor championships in the mile, while placing 12th in the Big East outdoor championships in the 1500 meters.

High School
Helped Dodgeville win cross country state titles her junior and senior years... was the Division 2 Cross Country State Champion and earne dfirst-team all-state honors in 2011... won the 1600 meters at the 2012 WIAA Division 2 State Championships... her junior year she earned second-team all-state honors.

Personal
Parents are Joe and Anna Hanson... her mother, Ann, ran track at Wisconsin, while her father, Joe, ran track at UW LaCrosse... has two sisters, Michaela and Mary... intends to major in psychology.

Why Wisconsin?
"I chose to come to Wisconsin because of the tradition of academic prestige, fun loving team atmosphere, and for Wisconsin's renowned athletic tradition on the track."

Personal Bests
Cross Country Outdoor Track
4 Kilometers 14:16 9-5-14 800 Meters 2:09.64 4-5-14
5 Kilometers 18:23.6 9-14-13 1500 Meters 4:15.55 5-18-14
6 Kilometers 21:06 11-15-13

ON WISCONSIN
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