Katie Murgic  
Katie Murgic

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Rosemount, Minn.

High School:
Rosemount HS

Position:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
08/13/1992

Experience:
3 Letters


08/22/2014

Five Minutes with Katie Murgic

Get to know Gophers' redshirt senior Katie Murgic

07/23/2014

Gophers Lead NCAA with 21 USTFCCCA Honorees

Minnesota has 21 All-Academic honorees, the most among NCAA Division I women's teams

05/29/2014

Adderley Advances as Gophers Open NCAA Prelims

Senior Te'Shon Adderley is set to compete in the 800m quarterfinals Friday

05/27/2014

Gophers Set for NCAA West Prelims

Fifteen Gophers and two relay teams head to Fayetteville, Ark., this week

05/22/2014

15 Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelims

Minnesota will send 15 individuals and two relays to Fayetteville, Ark., next week

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2014 Season - Indoor: Competed in pole vault at seven meets • cleared a personal-best 13-02.25 (4.02m) for third place at the Iowa State Classic and moved into fifth in the Gopher all-time ranks • placed sixth at Big Tens with a vault of 13-01.50 (4.00m) • finished second at Northwest Open with a vault of 13-01.50 (4.00m).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in pole vault at eight meets • tied for 17th with a career-best mark of 13-03.00 (4.04m) at NCAA West Prelims to move into sixth all-time in Gopher history • tied for fifth at Big Ten Championships with a vault of 13-00.75 (3.98m) • won pole vault at USF Collegiate and UW-La Crosse • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished seventh in pole vault at the Big Ten Championships, clearing 12-7.50 (3.85m) • also vaulted 12-7.50 to finish fourth at the Meyo Invitational • finished fourth at the Parents Day Open, MSU Open and Jack Johnson Classic.

2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished 12th at the Big Ten Championships (12-6.25) • vaulted a season-best 12-6.75 (3.83m) • won pole vault at the Hamline Twilight, UNLV Invitational and Janis Rider Invitational • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships • cracked the all-time list at the Meyo Invitational, clearing 12-8 (3.86m) to become the eighth-best pole vaulter in school history • placed fourth at the Parents Day Open with 12-3.75 • took third at the MSU Open vaulting 12-1.50 (3.70m).

2012 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships • cleared a season-best 12-7.50 (3.85m), No. 8 in school history, to finish third at the Steve Scott Invitational • won the pole vault at the Hamline Invite • finished second at the Tommie Twilight • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Rosemount High School • high school coach was Jay Hatleli • 2010 Minnesota Class AA pole vault champion with a vault of 12-0 • finished 11th in 2009 • also a state qualifier in the 100m in 2010 • 2010 Lake Conference champion in pole vault • undefeated in pole vault as a senior • two-time All-Lake Conference honoree in track and field • four-time all-state and six-time All-Lake Conference honoree in gymnastics • earned six varsity letters in gymnastics • graduated 21st in her class of 466.

Personal: Born August 13, 1992 • majoring in child psychology • daughter of Steve and Jean Murgic • has an older brother, Nick.

Murgic's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 13-02.25,4.02m (AT-5th) Iowa State Classic (2/14-15/14)
Murgic's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 13-03.00, 4.04m (AT-6th) NCAA West Prelims (5/29/14)