Matt Bingle looks at the Gophers' sprints, jumps, hurdles, and multi-events in 2016
Murgic cleared a career-best 4.15m (13-07.25) in pole vault at Hamline on Saturday
Minnesota capped the weekend at UC San Diego with 12 career-best marks
Minnesota earned eight career-best marks on Friday, including seven in the throws
Devin Stanford took home titles in the hammer and discus to lead Minnesota Wednesday afternoon
2015 Season -- Indoor: Competed in the pole vault at four meets • cleared a career-best 3.62m (11-10.50) to place 10th at Parents Day Invite.
2015 Season -- Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at seven meets • cleared an outdoor career-best 3.55m (11-07.75) at both the Meet of the Un-Saintly and the Triton Invitational.
2014 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Eastview High Schools • coaches were Jorjean Fischer and Jason Larsons • set pole vault personal bests of 11-0 indoor and 11-6 outdoors • team placed ninth at the Minnesota State AA Meet as a seniors • competed in pole vault at the state meet, taking sixth (11-3) as a junior and second (11-6) as a seniors • All-South Suburban Conference honoree in 2013s • named all-state in 2012 and 2013 s • named All-American at USA Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships in 2012 • three-year track & field letterwinner • track team captain in 2013 • two-time Most Valuable Athlete • ole vault school record holder (11-6) • three-time academic all-state honoree and honor roll member • competed with club team Fuzion Athletics • two-time UCA national champion in competitive cheerleading with Northern Elite All-Stars • was an AP Scholar with distinction and graduated with honors • earned President's Education Award • named a STEM Scholar • four-year academic letterwinner.
Personal: Born September 1, 1995 • daughter of Bill and Cindy Funk • has one sister, Hailey • intends to major in mathematics with an actuarial science sub-plan • enjoys camping, swimming and spending time with family.
|Funk's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|Pole Vault||11-10.50, 3.62m||Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)|
|Funk's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|Pole Vault||11-07.75, 3.55m||UC San Diego (4/24/15); Hamline (5/2/15)|
Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes
Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday.
Gophers Win Drake Relays 4x1600m
Minnesota takes home the 4x1600m relay to win its first Drake Relays title since 2013
Four-Meet Week Ahead for Gophers
Minnesota will compete at Simpson College, Drake, Kansas, and Macalester this week.