Liz Miller
Liz  Miller

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Watertown, Minn.

High School:
Watertown-Mayer HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/28/1996


02/10/2017

Gophers Compete at UST Showcase

As part of its three-meet weekend, the Gophers had a group competing locally at St. Thomas Friday night

05/04/2016

Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST

Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight

04/29/2016

Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes

Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday

06/09/2015

Liz Miller

Photos of track and field student athlete Liz Miller.

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2017 Season - Indoor: Ran eight races and recorded career-best times in the 600m (1:41.40), 800m (2:19.06), and the mile (5:13.33).

2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran seven races and recorded career-best times in the 1,500m (4:52.12) and 3,000m steeplechase (11:51.84) • ran a season-best time of 2:18.85 in the 800m at the Holst Invitational.

2016 Season - Indoor: Ran three races with two appearances in the mile and one in the 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 5:14.61 to place 11th in the mile at the Parents Day Invite • ran third on Minnesota’s seventh-place 4x400m relay (4:11.51) at the St. Thomas Showcase.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran seven races with appearances in the 800m, 1,500m, and 4x400m relay • ran a career-best 4:52.88 in the 1,500m at the Ashton May Invitational • placed fifth in the 800m in a season-best 2:16.72 at the Hamline Invitational.

2015 Season - Indoor: Did not compete.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Watertown-Mayer High School • three-time state meet participant and three-time all-conference honoree in cross country • recorded a career-best finish at the 2011 Minnesota Class A state cross country championship, placing 60th in 16:04.7 as a sophomore • two-time academic all-state honoree in cross country • seven-time track & field state meet participant and two-time state champion • won 800m state title in 2:14.39 and helped Watertown-Mayer tie for 10th place in the team standings at the 2014 Minnesota Class A state track & field championship as a senior • won 4x800m relay state title in 9:31 as a sophomore and finished third as a junior and 10th as a freshman • finished fourth in 1,600m at state meet as a junior • conference champion in 4x800m relay (2011) and 300m hurdles (2013) • holds Watertown-Mayer school records in the 800m and 1,600m • also played basketball and volleyball in high school • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born May 28, 1996 • daughter of Angela Nelson and Mike Miller • has five younger siblings, Anthony, Trista, Cassandra, Danielle and Max • enjoys going to the Boundary Waters • major is Family Social Science.

Miller's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
600m 1:41.40 St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)
800m 2:19.06 Parents Day Invite (2/10/17)
Mile 5:13.33 Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)
Miller's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:16.47 (UA) UW-La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)
1,500m 4:52.12 Hamline Invite (4/1/17)
3,000m Steeplechase 11:51.84 Hamline Twilight (4/12/17)

MORE HEADLINES

Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday

10/17/2017

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.

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10/10/2017

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