Saturday's meet begins with field events at 11 a.m.
Throwing coach Peter Miller is a former Golden Gopher student-athlete
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent
Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
2014 Season: Named team captain.
2013 Season - Indoor: Cleared a season-best 5-2 1/4 (1.58m) in the high jump at the Parents Day Open, finishing sixth also high jumped at the Jack Johnson Classic and MSU Open Academic All-Big Ten selection. Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor season.
2012 Season - Indoor: High jumped a season-best 5-5 (1.65m) to tie for first at the MSU Open placed second at the Parents Day Open (5-3 1/4) took fourth at the Holiday Inn Invitational with 5-3 (1.60m). Outdoor: Won the high jump at the Hamline Invite cleared a season best of 5-5 (1.65m) at the Bulldog Invitational Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2011 Season: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Iola-Scandinavia High School high school coach was Bruce Beyersdorf three-time Wisconsin Division 3 state high jump champion (2007, 2009 and 2010) tied the Wisconsin Division 3 record with a jump of 5-9 at the 2009 state meet won the 2010 title with a leap of 5-7 also a state competitor in long jump in 2009 and 2010 three-time Central Wisconsin Conference high jump champion cross country team MVP twice cross country captain as a senior also lettered in basketball and as a statistician in football WIAA Scholar Athlete valedictorian of her high school class National Honor Society member math league member.
Personal: Born October 8, 1991 plans to major in kinesiology daughter of John and Susie Melum has older brothers Tyler and Bradley brother Bradley played football at Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2006-07 enjoys being with friends and family, playing with her dogs, biking, canoeing, and adventures.