Bre Valle
Bre Valle


Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka HS


High School


Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals


Gophers Win Eight Events, Recognize Seniors at Parents Day Open

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the season.


Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11


Gophers Have Solid Performance at Parents Day Open

Minnesota closes out the regular portion of the indoor season

2012 Season - Indoor: Placed 10th at the Iowa State Classic in the mile run (4:59.27) • took fourth in the 1,000 meters at the Parents Day Open. Outdoor: Ran her fastest 1,500-meter race of the season at the Arkansas Invitational (4:43.28) • finished sixth in the 1,500m at the Holst Invitational (4:56.35).

2011 Season - Indoor: Won the Parents Day Open in the 1,000 meters with a time of 3:02.23 • took third at the Minnesota Open (2:59.58) • ran the mile run at the ISU Classic and finished with a time of 5:06.84•ran a 5:22.05 at the Jack Johnson ClassicOutdoor:competed at the Musco Twilight in the 1,500 meters and finished with a time 4:56.64

2010 Season:Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School:A 2009 graduate of Minnetonka High School · high school coach was Jane Reimer-Morgan · two-time all-state in cross country · placed 24th in 2008 Minnesota Class AA Cross Country Championships · three-time all-state track honoree · anchored state champion 4x800-meter relay as a senior · relay was state runner-up in 2008 · ran best of 2:16 in 800 meters.

Personal:Born April 19, 1990 · given name is Melissa · majoring in family social science with a minor in communication and leadership · parents are David and Angel Valle · guardians are Keith and Mary Pickering · has siblings: Camron, Kenndie, Rikki, Scotty, Jasmin, Trent, Jennifer and Jimmy.


Bucknam Receives Sportsmanship Award


Gophers alum Kate Bucknam is one of four 2014-15 NCAA Student-Athlete Sportsmanship Awards recipients.

Gophers Announce 2016 Track Schedule


The Gophers host the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual on Jan. 23 to highlight the 2016 indoor season.

Gophers at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair


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