Melissa Flucke  
Melissa Flucke

Hometown:
Ashwaubenon, Wis.

High School:
Ashwaubenon HS

Position:
High Jump


05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

03/17/2013

Gophers Win Eight Events at UNLV Invitational

Top-10 marks in the hammer throw highlighted the weekend.

02/16/2013

Gophers Win Eight Events, Recognize Seniors at Parents Day Open

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the season.

02/14/2013

Gophers to Honor Seniors at Parents Day Open

Minnesota is set for its final home indoor meet of the season.

02/13/2013

Catching Up with Molly Kayfes

The Gopher sophomore recently made the top-10 list in the 5,000 meters.

2013 Season - Indoor: High jumped at the Big Ten Championships, tying for 17th • cleared a season-best 5-6 in tying for eighth at the Meyo Invitational • won the high jump at both the Parents Day and Minnesota Opens. Outdoor: Tied for 14th in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships • won at the Janis Rider Invite with a season-best jump of 5-6 (1.68m) • won at the UNLV Invite • Academic All-Big Ten.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships • notched the tenth-best leap in Gopher history, 5-7 (1.70m), at the Meyo Invitational • placed third at the Jack Johnson Classic with 5-5 1/4 (1.66m) • won the Parents Day Open and the MSU Open high jump competitions with 5-5 (1.65m) marks. Outdoor: Tied the eighth-best jump in school history at the Big Ten Championships, placing 11th by clearing 5-7 1/4 (1.71m) • finished second at the Tommie Twilight (5-5 3/4) and the Hamline Twilight (5-3) • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season Indoor:competed in the Jack Johnson Classic in the high jump and placed eighth (5-3 ¼)• took sixth at the Minnesota Open in the high jump (5-1 ¾)•competed in the St. Thomas Show Case in the high jump and placed fifth (5-1 ¾)• jumped a 5-0 ½ at the Parents' Day Open.Outdoor:competed in the Concordia Hoist Invitational in the high jump and placed second (4-9)

2010 Season:Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School:A 2009 graduate of Ashwaubenon High School • high school coaches were Don Perza and Curt Cootway • Wisconsin Division I state champion i2010 Season Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.n the pole vault as a junior; placed third in 2007 • participated in pole vault and high jump at state in 2006, 2007, and 2008 • All-Conference 2006-2008 • All-State 2006-2008 • participated in AP vaulters • lettered in track (4) and volleyball (3).

Personal:Born November 12, 1990 • majoring in Family Social Science • daughter of Peter and Tracy Flucke • has one younger sister, Alexandra.


CAREER BESTS
Event Mark (All-Time Rank)
Meet
High Jump, Indoor 5-7 (1.70m) (t-10th) Meyo Inv. (2/3/12)
High Jump, Outdoor 5-7 1/4 (1.71m) (t-10th) Big Ten (5/13/12)