Minnesota opened the 2015 outdoor season on the road Friday afternoon
Minnesota and Wisconsin met in the first-ever dual meet between the two teams Saturday
Minnesota began its 2015 season with several top-10 record-breaking performances Saturday
Minnesota returns all of its throwers from the 2014 season
Get to know Gophers' redshirt sophomore Kailee Kamps
2014 Season - Indoor: Recorded a season-best throw of 48-07.50 (14.82m) in the shot put for fifth place at Iowa State Classic finished fifth in the weight throw with a season-best mark of 51-05.75 (15.69m) at Parents Day Open finished 11th in the shot put (46-01.25, 14.05m) at Big Tens competed in the weight throw at Big Tens (49-09.75, 15.18m).
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the shot put, discus and hammer throw finished 17th in the discus (136-00, 41.46m) at Big Ten Championships competed in the shot put at Big Tens and NCAA West Prelims but did not record a mark recorded the Gophers' season-best throw of 49-01.50 (14.97m) in the shot for sixth place at UC San Diego threw a season-best 146-08 (44.71m) in the discus for fifth place at TSU Relays competed in the hammer throw twice, including a season-best throw of 159-06 (48.62m) for fifth place at USF Collegiate Academic All-Big Ten honoree USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.
2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A graduate of Belmont High School 2010 Wisconsin state champion in discus 2011 and 2012 runner-up in both shot put and discus four-time Six Rivers Conference discus champion and three-time shot put champion 2012 Wisconsin State Journal Female Athlete of the Year 2012 Pat Richter Award winner as the state's Triple Play Triple Threat Female Athlete of the Year holds school records in discus (147-5) and shot put (45-7 1/4) also a standout in basketball and volleyball WIAA Scholar Athlete National Honor Society member earned awards in science and history.
Personal: Born March 28, 1994 daughter of David and Jackie Kamps has three siblings: Kara, Kassi and Keegan mother (volleyball) and father (track and basketball) played sports at UW-Platteville sisters Kara (basketball at UW-Whitewater) and Kassi (currently in track at Winona State) were also student-athletes plans to major in kinesiology/movement science enjoys juggling, hanging out with friends, being outdoors, camping and playing sports with her family, and playing saxophone.