The Gopher rookies both placed in the top seven of their respective events over the weekend
Nicolle Murphy, Emma Spagnola and Kiley Sabin are among the Gophers competing at the USATF Championships
Taylor Mikkalson, Katie Murgic and Lyndsey Thorpe won events to lead the Gophers Friday
Murgic cleared a career-best 4.15m (13-07.25) in pole vault at Hamline on Saturday
Minnesota won seven events at the Tommie Twilight Wednesday evening
2015 Season: Competed unattached during both the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons • placed seventh in the shot put (14.76m, 48-05.25) and 11th in the discus (45.85m, 150-5) at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Slinger High School • four-time track & field letterwinner • 2014 and 2013 Wisconsin Division 1 state champion in the shot put and state runner-up in the discus • two-time WIAA all-state honoree in both the shot put and the discus • took fifth in the shot put and eighth in the discus at the state meet as a sophomore in 2012 • four-time Wisconsin Little Ten Conference champion in the shot put • two-time conference champion in the discus • owns Slinger school records in the shot put (46-2) and the discus (143-0) • two-year letterwinner in both volleyball and basketball • earned all-conference and all-area honors in basketball • National Honor Society and German National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born April 28, 1996 • daughter of Scott and Peggy Sabin • has two brothers, Daniel and Derek • undecided on a major in the medical field • enjoys playing piano and guitar, drawing, painting and reading.