Dana Steffen
Dana Steffen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Greenfield, Wis.

High School:
Whitnall

Height:
5-7

Steffen's Track and Field Bio

At Wisconsin

Notables
2012 Academic All-Big Ten in cross country

2013: Competed at the UW-Oshkosh Open (10/25) and placed fourth overall and fourth for the Badgers by finishing with a time of 22:12 (6K) ... placed fourth overall and fourth for the Badgers at the Titan Invite (10/4), finishing with a time of 19:00.6 (5K) ... placed 12th overall and 10th for the Badgers at the Sycamore Invitational (9/14), finishing with a time of 19:05.6 (5K) ... finished 15th for the Badgers and 35th overall with a time of 15:04 (4K) at the Badger Opener (9/6) ...

2012: Placed second for the Badgers and third overall at the Oshkosh Open (10/19), finishing in a time of 22:36.58 (6k) ... finished second for Wisconsin and 37th overall with a time of 22:02 (6k) in the "B" race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/12) ... placed 40th overall and second for the Badgers at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational (9/29), finishing in a time of 18:27 (5k) ... placed 15th at season-opening Badger Opener (9/7), finishing in a time of 18:20 (5K)

2011:
Took eighth overall and seventh for the Badgers at the UW-Oshkosh Open (6K), running in at 23:07 ... finished 88th overall in the "B" race at the Wisconsin adidas Invisible with a time o 23:41.9 ... placed 79th overall and fifth for UW at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational (5K), clocking in at 19:00 ... took 14th for UW and 30th overall at the Badger Opener with a time of 19:39

High School
Four-time first team All-Conference ... Conference Champion and State qualifier senior year ... tied school 4000 meters record (14:54) ... Academic All-State, Whitnall High School Best Female Athlete, Whitnall High School Female Scholar Athlete senior year ... four year varsity letter winner in soccer

Personal
Parents are Jim and Cindy Steffen ... has an older brother, Brad ... on the Dean's List ... intends to major in pharmacology and toxicology

Why Wisconsin?
"I chose Wisconsin because I am a third generation Badger and I wanted to experience UW's rich academic and athletic tradition for myself. Wisconsin is such a prestigious university and I couldn't resist the chance to be a part of it."


ON WISCONSIN
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