Honors & Awards
- Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2013, 2014)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2012, 2013; Spring 2012, 2013, 2014)
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
After using her junior season to adjust to the distances covered in collegiate cross country, Anna Minnick returns to the course for her senior season with the Huskers.
Minnick, who also is a member of the Nebraska track and field team, is expected to use cross country season to develop more strength on the track.
Minnick joined the Husker cross country team after competing with the NU track and field team in 2011-12.
A native of Omaha, Neb., Minnick used her first season to adjust to the longer distances covered in collegiate cross country and did not compete in a meet.
A standout in the classroom, Minnick earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar award during in the 2012-13 school year, while also earning a spot on Nebraska’s Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.
Before Nebraska (Omaha Burke)
Minnick came to Nebraska after taking fifth as a member of the All-Class 4x400-meter relay team at the 2009 Nebraska State Track and Field Championships. She was also a member of the eighth-place All-Class 4x400 team in 2008.
Minnick captured academic all-state awards and helped Omaha Burke to the 2009 district title. She ran a personal-best time of 58.09 in the 400 meters in high school.
The daughter of Richard and Michelle Minnick, Anna was born Feb. 19, 1991. She is majoring in art education with a minor in dance with a coaching endorsement at Nebraska.
A Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2012-13, she has earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14. She was also a member of the inaugural Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2014.