High School: A 2017 graduate of Huntley Project High School • began high school career at Colstrip High School • competed for coaches John Poole, Guy Croy, and Wes Lindeen • three-sport athlete who earned four letters in track & field and volleyball and two in basketball • four-time all-state honoree and academic all-state honoree • 10-time Montana High School Class B State Track & Field Championship qualifier with four top-three finishes in javelin and three appearances each in discus and shot put • three-time state champion in javelin, winning titles as a freshman, junior, and senior • won back-to-back state titles in discus as a junior and senior • state runner-up in shot put as a senior (38-02.75) after finishing third as a junior (37-07.50) • two-time Texas Relays High School Girls Javelin champion • holds Colstrip High School records in javelin and discus (2016) and Huntley Project High School record in javelin (2017) • owns high school personal-best marks of 161-10.50 in javelin, 132-05 in discus, and 38-02.75 in shot put.
Personal: Born November 5, 1998 • daughter of John and Gwen Poole • has one sister, Emily • intends to study biology, society, and environment • father John competed in track & field for the University of Texas at Austin • enjoys camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing • National Honor Society member.
Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday
The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.
Freshman Friday: Molly Roach
Get to know Gophers rookie Molly Roach, a mid-distance runner from Bloomington, Minn.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Elyse Prescott
Sophomore Elyse Prescott checks in before the Gophers travel to the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational this week.