Taylor Mikkalson, Kate Shelerud and Heta Tuuri won titles to lead Minnesota at Concordia-St. Paul Saturday
Minnesota will compete in two meets at Baylor and Stanford this weekend
Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters
Minnesota began its 2015 season with several top-10 record-breaking performances Saturday
2014 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Bemidji High School high school track & field coach was Chris Lehman two-time all-state honoree in track & field (2012, 2013) track & field team placed fifth at the Minnesota Class AA State Meet as a senior three-time state meet competitor in the shot put, placing 16th (34-6 1/4) as a freshman, 10th (38-6 1/4) as a junior and fifth (40-9 1/4) as a senior two-time state meet competitor in the discus, placing seventh (136-9) as a junior and eighth (122-8) as a senior two-time conference champion in shot put (2009, 2013) and discus (2012, 2013) set Bemidji High School records in shot put (43-5) and discus (139-9) four-year letterwinner in track & field, volleyball and hockey earned all-section and all-conference honors in volleyball and hockey two-time state-tournament participant in volleyball team captain and MVP in volleyball and hockey earned academic all-state honors in volleyball (three years), track & field (three years) and hockey (two years).
Personal: Born December 8, 1994 daughter of Ernie and Shannon Heifort has two siblings, Ernie and Gabe brother Ernie plays football for the Gophers father played football at Bemidji State from 1986-1990 intends to major in medicine.