Melissa Flucke
Melissa Flucke

Ashwaubenon, Wis.

High School:
Ashwaubenon HS

High Jump


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

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


Gophers Win Eight Events at UNLV Invitational

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


Gophers Win Eight Events, Recognize Seniors at Parents Day Open

Minnesota hosted its final home meet of the season.


Gophers to Honor Seniors at Parents Day Open

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


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.

Event Mark (All-Time Rank)
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)


Bucknam Receives Sportsmanship Award


Gophers alum Kate Bucknam is one of four 2014-15 NCAA Student-Athlete Sportsmanship Awards recipients.

Gophers Announce 2016 Track Schedule


The Gophers host the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual on Jan. 23 to highlight the 2016 indoor season.

Gophers at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair


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