MICHAELA BANZ  
  Class: 2015  
  Hometown: Eagan, Minn.  
High School: Eagan
 
 
 
 
 
 

AT ST. OLAF
2013 (Junior) - Junior captain... Letter winner... Finished 16th and earned all-conference honroable mention honors... Named to the NCAA Central Regional team finishing 27th with a time of 23:21... Competed at the NCAA Division III Championships placing 198th with a time of 23:20... Consistently finished in the Oles top four.

2012 (Sophomore) - Letter winner... Finished 49th overall and sixth for the team at thr Roy Graik Invite on Sept. 29... Was 59th and sixth for the Oles at the Pre-Nationals Meet with a time of 23:43... Placed 28th at MIAC Championships and was seventh for the team with a personal best of 23:35... Was team alternate for the NCAA Central Region Championships and NCAA Division III National Championships.

2011 (First Year) - Letter winner... Consistently placed in the top 12... Ranked 38th in the St. Olaf Top 50 6K times and 34th in the St. Olaf 4K All Time Best... Placed 30th at MIAC Championships on Oct. 29 and 8th on the team... Was team alternate for the NCAA Central Region Championships and NCAA Division III National Championships.


ST. OLAF BESTS
2013 (Junior)
6K- 23:20 at NCAA National Championships on Nov. 23
5K- 19:58 at the Alumni Race on Sept. 7
4K- 15:50 at the Ole/MAC time trial on Aug. 30


2012
(Sophomore)

6K- 23:35 at the MIAC Championships on Oct. 27
5K- 19:49 at the Alumni Race on Sept. 8
4K- 15:43 at the Karhu Shoe Race on Oct. 31

2011
(First Year)

6K- 23:50 at MIAC Championships on Oct. 29
5K- 19:34 at Chicago Loyola Lakefront Invitational on Oct. 1
4K- 15:34 at Karhu Shoe Race on Nov. 3


AT EAGAN HIGH SCHOOL
Was...

PERSONAL
Daughter of Julie and Rich Banz.

FAVORITES
FOOD(S): Pepperoni pizza, mac n' cheese, pasta, chocolate
MOVIE(S): Anchorman, Bridesmaids, anything Disney
TV SHOW(S): The Office, Modern Family
BOOK(S): Harry Potter, anything by Jodi Picoult
MUSICAL ARTIST(S): Adele, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley
ATHLETE(S): My teammates
ROLE MODEL(S): My parents and coaches