Meleah Biermaier
Meleah  Biermaier

RS Freshman

Thief River Falls, Minn.

High School:
Lincoln HS




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


Gophers Win Nine Titles at Macalester

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday


Gophers Win Eight Titles at Holst Invite

Members of the Gophers women's track & field team competed locally at the Holst Invitational Saturday


Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening


Gophers Compete Locally at HU

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at the Hamline Invitational Saturday


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)


Freshman Friday: Molly Roach


Get to know Gophers rookie Molly Roach, a mid-distance runner from Bloomington, Minn.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Elyse Prescott


Sophomore Elyse Prescott checks in before the Gophers travel to the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational this week.

From Dinkytown to Midtown Manhattan


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