Women's Track and Field Roster

Ally Rakow

Year Fy.
Event High Jump/Sprint
Hometown Bloomington, Minn.
High School Bloomington Jefferson

Year at Gustavus: Freshman
What events are you in?: I run short sprints and high jump.
Where did you go to high school?: Jefferson High School
Where is your hometown?: Bloomington
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties?): I have a twin brother!
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: It's definitely been different but they're offering fun online options and safe things for use to do while dealing with covid. I've enjoyed the time I've spent at Gustavus a lot so far!
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: I took a class in high school where we would go out and volunteer in the elementary schools in our town four times a week and help the kindergartens with their school work!
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am just in track and field.
How have these activities changed your time at Gustavus?: I've been able to meet a lot of amazing people on the track team.
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: I was track captain my senior year of high school and was a part of three conference championships for my track team.
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): Haven't earned any yet
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I loved the track coaches and the atmosphere of the school.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: The coaches' involvement and passion for their sport. They value their athletes a lot and always want what is best for their athletes. They're also very flexible with practice times to make sure it fits your schedule.