Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend
Minnesota won the long jump, discus and hammer Wednesday evening
The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday
Throwing coach Peter Miller is a former Golden Gopher student-athlete
Lynne Anderson previewed the throwing events with GopherSports.com.
2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Harlem High School (Machesney Park, Ill.) high school coach was Julie Sorrentino earned 12 varsity letters in four sports: track and field (four), basketball (four), swimming (three) and volleyball (one) served as basketball, swimming and track team captain three-time all-city honoree two-time all-area, all-county and All-NIC Ten Conference honoree earned all-state honors in 2011 earned sportsmanship award in 2012 two-time track team MVP named Rockford Post Journal Female Athlete of the Year in 2011 seven-time NIC-Ten Conference champion: shot put in 2010 and 2011, indoor shot put in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and discus in 2010 and 2011 holds NIC-Ten Conference indoor shot put record four-time NIC-Ten Conference Scholar Athlete posted personal bests of 43-6 in the shot put, 135-10 in the discus, 130-1 in the hammer throw and 104-11 in the javelin competed at the 2011 Junior Olympics, placing eighth in shot put, 11th in hammer and 14th in discus qualified for 2011 USATF Nationals in shot put, discus, hammer and javelin competed with Rockford Wild Cats traveling basketball team and independent United States Track and Field traveling track team also played in the outfield with the Diamond Crushers traveling softball team high honor roll member PRIDE winner graduated in top 10% of her class.
Personal: Born September 26, 1993 daughter of Mary and Cecil Miller has two siblings, Elizabeth and James father Cecil played football at Bemidji State University grandfather James Van Gorden played professional football for the Green Bay Packers in 1964 intends to major in kinesiology enjoys swimming, hanging out with friends, watching movies and cooking.