Meleah Biermaier
Meleah  Biermaier

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Thief River Falls, Minn.

High School:
Lincoln HS

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
07/09/1998


02/17/2018

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history

02/10/2018

Markland Wins Music City Challenge 800m

Titania Markland won the 800m in a career-best 2:07.12 to lead the Gophers on day two at the Music City Challenge

02/09/2018

Bethany Hasz Breaks 3K Record

No. 10 Minnesota split the squad at three meets at Iowa State, Vandervilt, and St. Thomas on Friday evening

12/01/2017

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

Minnesota got an early start to the 2018 season on the road in Brookings, S.D., Friday night

05/03/2017

Gophers Win 13 Titles at Concordia

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed at the BearCat Open hosted by St. Thomas at Concordia St. Paul Wednesday

PRONUNCIATION:



2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at six meets.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at six meets.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls, Minn., where she competed for coaches Dan Jago, Cara Jago, and Mike Biermaier • three-sport letterwinner for the Prowlers, earning six letters in track & field along with being a five-year letterwinner in both volleyball and basketball • five-time state meet qualifier in both the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles • earned nine top-10 finishes at the Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship, including back-to-back titles in the 300-meter hurdles as a senior (41.35) and junior (42.13) after finishing as runner-up as a sophomore (43.44) and freshman (44.07), having also won the state title as an eighth grader (43.48) • finished as 100m hurdles state runner-up as a senior (14.27) after placing 10th as a junior, sixth as a sophomore, 13th as a freshman, and 10th as an eighth grader • 10-time Heart of Lakes Conference champion, earning 100m, 200m, and 300m hurdles titles as a senior; 200m, 400m, and 4x100m relay titles as a junior; and 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, 4x200m relay, and triple jump titles as a sophomore • earned All-Heart of Lakes Conference honors as a sophomore, junior, and senior • five-year all-state honoree • placed fifth in the 400m hurdles (58.85) at the 2016 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships to earn USATF All-American honors • all-time MSHSL record-holder in the 300-meter hurdles who also held Lincoln High School records in 100m, 200m, 400m, 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, long jump, triple jump, 4x100m relay, and 4x200m relay • owns high school personal-best marks of 58.85 in the 400m hurdles, 41.35 in the 300m hurdles, and 14.27 in the 100m hurdles, along with 12.48 (100m), 25.4 (200m), 56.70 (400m), 2:20.62 (800m), 4-11 (high jump), 17-03 (long jump), and 35-11.50 (triple jump) • recorded 1,000 career kills in volleyball and scored 1,000 career points in basketball for the Prowlers along with competing at state tournaments in both sports in high school.

Personal: Born July 9, 1998 • daughter of Mike and Ronda Biermaier • has one sibling, Blake • father Mike competed in track & field at the University of North Dakota from 1989-92 • mother Ronda competed in volleyball, basketball, and softball at the University of Minnesota Crookston from 1992-97 • intends to major in kinesiology • National Honor Society member and Student Council representative.

Biermaier's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 26.42 (UA) ISU Classic (2/10/17)
400m 57.78 (UA) ISU Classic (2/11/17)
600m 1:34.95 (UA) Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)
60m Hurdles 9.36 (UA) Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)
Biermaier's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
400m Hurdles 1:02.31 (UA) BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)

MORE HEADLINES

Big Ten Honors Long with Weekly Award

Big Ten Honors Long with Weekly Award

2/21/2018 - W. Track & Field

Kaitlyn Long is this week's Big Ten Conference Field Athlete of the Week following her record-breaking performance at the Parents Day Invite.

No. 10 Gophers Set for B1G Championship

No. 10 Gophers Set for B1G Championship

2/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota enters the Big Ten Conference Indoor Track & Field Championship as the top-ranked B1G team in the nation.

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

2/17/2018 - W. Track & Field

Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history Saturday.

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