Melissa Cabak
Melissa  Cabak

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Robbinsdale Armstrong HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
03/05/1994

Experience:
1 Letter


06/21/2016

Season Recap: A Look Back at Minnesota's 2016 Outdoor Campaign

Look back at the Gophers' B1G Championship season and the rest of the team's 2016 outdoor campaign

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

04/30/2016

Gophers Wrap Up Four-Meet Week

Minnesota competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday

02/20/2016

Gophers Win Five Titles at Parents Day Invite

Bolade Jinadu, Paige Peschel, Kiley Sabin, and Lyndsey Thorpe won their respective events at the Parents Day Invite Saturday

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2016 Season -- Indoor: Ran one race, placing fifth in the 3,000m in 10:52.94 at the UST Invite.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran two races, tying for sixth in the 1,500m run (5:03.60) at the Janis Rider Invitational and placing 12th in the 5,000m (18:23.62) at the Hamline Invite.

2015 Season -- Indoor: Ran four races, including season-bests of 5:20.72 in the mile, 10:36.58 in the 3,000m and 18:29.48 in the 5,000m • placed seventh in the 3,000m (10:36.58) at St. Thomas Showcase.

2015 Season -- Outdoor: Did not compete.

2014 Season -- Indoor: Set career-best indoor times in the 3,000m (10:20.34) and the 5,000m (18:18.62) • won the 3,000m at UW-River Falls Invite (10:20.34) • finished seventh in the 3,000m at Parents Day Open (10:21.28) • finished third in the 5,000m at the St. Thomas Showcase (18:18.62) • took eighth in the 5,000m at the Jack Johnson Classic (18:19.20).

2014 Season -- Outdoor: Ran four races • placed fourth in the 5,000m in a season-best 17:53.71 at Hamline • ran the 10,000m in a season-best 37:12.59 and placed 21st at Drake Relays • ran a season-best 4:52.38 in the 1,500m for 11th place at Carleton Relays.

2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A graduate of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School • state cross country competitor in 2011 • All-Northwest Suburban Conference honoree in 2011 • finished seventh in the 3,200m as a senior in a season-best time of 11:01.92 • graduated with highest honors.

Personal: Born March 5, 1994 • daughter of Becky and Jim Cabak • has a brother, Jonathan • majoring in chemical engineering.

Cabak's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:20.72 Parents Day (2/21/15)
3,000m 10:20.34 UW-River Falls Invite (2/8/14)
5,000m 18:18.62 St. Thomas Showcase (2/14/14)
Cabak's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:52.38 Carleton Relays (4/19/14)
5,000m 17:53.71 Hamline (4/9/14)
10,000m 37:12.59 Drake Relays (4/24/14)

MORE HEADLINES

Wiebke Breaks High Jump Record

4/29/2017

Taylor Wiebke set a new program record in the high jump to lead the Gophers at the Longhorn Invitational Saturday.

Gophers Win Nine Titles at Macalester

4/29/2017

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

Gophers Earn Two Titles at Simpson College

4/28/2017

Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night.

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