Melissa Cabak
Melissa  Cabak

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Robbinsdale Armstrong HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
03/05/1994


04/30/2016

Gophers Wrap Up Four-Meet Week

Minnesota competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday

02/20/2016

Gophers Win Five Titles at Parents Day Invite

Bolade Jinadu, Paige Peschel, Kiley Sabin, and Lyndsey Thorpe won their respective events at the Parents Day Invite Saturday

02/17/2016

Gophers to Host Parents Day Invite

The Gophers will host their final home meet of the 2016 season this Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse

02/13/2016

Markland Breaks 400m Record at ISU Classic

Titania Markland led the Gophers with a new program record in the 400-meter dash Saturday

02/10/2016

Gophers to Face B1G Foes at ISU Classic

Six Big Ten teams are in the field for this year's Iowa State Classic

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2016 Season -- Indoor: Ran one race, placing fifth in the 3,000m in 10:52.94 at the UST Invite.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran two races, tying for sixth in the 1,500m run (5:03.60) at the Janis Rider Invitational and placing 12th in the 5,000m (18:23.62) at the Hamline Invite.

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 (2016 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 (2016 Final)
Event Mark 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)

MORE HEADLINES

Seniors Lead Gophers' NCAA Qualifiers

5/27/2016

Liz Berkholtz, Nicolle Murphy, Lyndsey Thorpe, Heta Tuuri, and Kaila Urick join Jess Lehman in advancing to the NCAA Championship.

Day One NCAA West Prelim Action Postponed

5/26/2016

Due to inclement weather, Thursday's competition at the NCAA West Prelim is postponed until Friday.

Six Gophers Named Academic All-District

5/26/2016

Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.

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