Track & Field



 Stephanie Wicksell
Stephanie Wicksell

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Pretoria, South Africa

High School:
Die Hoerskool Menlopark HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Middle Distance

Experience:
HS


01/17/2014

Berryhill Adds Two Student-Athletes to Track & Field Roster

Stephanie Wicksell and Kerry White Join the Cowgirls

Before Wyoming: Competed at Die Hoerskool Menlopark High School under the coaching of her mother, Ilze, during her prep career...owned personal bests of 24.2 seconds in the 200 meters and 54.2 seconds in the 400 meters, while competing in several world competitions over the last several years.

Personal: The daughter of Ray and Ilze Wicksell...born on May 6, 1994, in Pretoria, South Africa...majoring in marketing at UW...her father, Ray, was raised in southern California and competed collegiately for Arizona State in the late 1970s, before going on to run in three U.S. Olympic Trials from 1980-88...Ray broke the four-minute barrier in the mile 24 times during his career...Ilze was the first South African woman to break two minutes in the 800 meters and still holds the country's record for the 1,000 meters, running 2:37.20 in 1983.

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