Women's Track and Field Roster

Jensen Leuhrs

Year Fy.
Event Jumps/Throws
Hometown Champlin, Minn.
High School Champlin Park

Year at Gustavus: Freshman
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?:I am just track and field. I run the heptathlon.
Where did you go to high school?: Champlin park High School
Where is your hometown?: Champlin, MInnesota
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties?): Both my mom and dad went to Gustavus and met there when my dad was a manager on the volleyball team which my mom was on.
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: It’s definitely been interesting with things being online, but I’ve made some good friends and had a lot of fun with volleyball and track so far. I love the new independence away from home too.
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am in volleyball.
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: 1st, 2nd, and third place state volleyball AAA finishes, 4 years volleyball conference champs, 4 years volleyball undefeated in conference. 1st place as a team at state for archery, 4 years on honor roll, graduated with highest academic honors, member of NHS, NHS secretary, 1st chair bassoon
Tell me about your college academic and athletic achievements that you have earned . (Captain, All-American, all-conference, academic all-conference, etc, and include year): None yet because I am still a freshman.
Why did you choose Gustavus?: Both my parents went here, so I’ve grown up around campus and always loved it. I love the community feeling and the bond I’m able to form with others through my sports.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: I think we do a great job of cheering each other on. I haven't seen a lot of other college track teams, but in my high school track experience, nobody on the team cheered for others from their school. It feels nice to have supportive teammates even at practice.