Melissa Cabak
Melissa Cabak

RS Junior

Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Robbinsdale Armstrong HS




Gophers Earn Four Titles at Parents Day Invite

Anne Ferguson, Devin Stanford, Agnes Esser and Audra Winter won events for Minnesota


Golding, Hawkins Excel at Iowa State

Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters


Herauf Breaks Pentathlon Program Record

Jess Herauf scored 4,289 points to win the pentathlon and break the Minnesota program record


Berkholtz Leads Gophers at Drake Relays

The redshirt sophomore finished sixth in the 5,000m run


Gophers to Split Squad at Five Meets

Minnesota is split at Hamline, Drake, Grand View, UC San Diego and Macalester this week

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2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran four races, including season-bests of 5:20.72 in the mile, 10:36.58 in the 3,000m and 18:29.48 in the 5,000m • placed seventh in the 3,000m (10:36.58) at St. Thomas Showcase.

2015 Season -- Outdoor: Did not compete.

2014 Season -- Indoor: Set career-best indoor times in the 3,000m (10:20.34) and the 5,000m (18:18.62) • won the 3,000m at UW-River Falls Invite (10:20.34) • finished seventh in the 3,000m at Parents Day Open (10:21.28) • finished third in the 5,000m at the St. Thomas Showcase (18:18.62) • took eighth in the 5,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic (18:19.20).

2014 Season -- Outdoor: Ran four races • placed fourth in the 5,000m in a season-best 17:53.71 at Hamline • ran the 10,000m in a season-best 37:12.59 and placed 21st at Drake Relays • ran a season-best 4:52.38 in the 1,500m for 11th place at Carleton Relays.

2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A graduate of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School • state cross country competitor in 2011 • All-Northwest Suburban Conference honoree in 2011 • finished seventh in the 3,200m as a senior in a season-best time of 11:01.92 • graduated with highest honors.

Personal: Born March 5, 1994 • daughter of Becky and Jim Cabak • has a brother, Jonathan • majoring in chemical engineering.

Cabak's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:20.72 Parents Day (2/21/15)
3,000m 10:20.34 UW-River Falls Invite (2/8/14)
5,000m 18:18.62 St. Thomas Showcase (2/14/14)
Cabak's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:52.38 Carleton Relays (4/19/14)
5,000m 17:53.71 Hamline (4/9/14)
10,000m 37:12.59 Drake Relays (4/24/14)


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