Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Minnesota is coming off of a spring break training trip.
Top-10 marks in the hammer throw highlighted the weekend.
Minnesota had one weekend off between indoor and outdoor competition.
2013 Season - Indoor: Finished seventh in pole vault at the Big Ten Championships, clearing 12-7 1/2 (3.85) also vaulted 12-7 1/2 to finish fourth at the Meyo Invitational finished fourth at the Parents Day Open, MSU Open and Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: Finished 12th at the Big Ten Championships (12-6 1/4) vaulted a season-best 12-6 3/4 (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 3/4 took third at the MSU Open vaulting 12-1 1/2 (3.70m). Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships cleared a season-best 12-7 1/2 (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.
2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor 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 plans to major in kinesiology daughter of Steve and Jean Murgic has an older brother, Nick.