The Gophers are in action at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse Friday and Saturday
The first-ever Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual is this Saturday in Madison, Wis.
The Gophers host the Minnesota Open at the U of M Fieldhouse this Saturday
Minnesota begins the 2015 track & field season at the Minnesota Open Jan. 17
Minnesota returns all of its throwers from the 2014 season
2014 Season - Indoor: Named team captain did not compete during the indoor season.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed solely in the javelin at five meets placed ninth with a throw of 137-08 (41.96m) at the Big Ten Championships recorded a season-best throw of 146-06 (44.66m) for third place at TSU Relays Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2013 Season - Indoor: Cleared a season-best 5-2.25 (1.58m) in the high jump at the Parents Day Open, finishing sixth high jumped at the Jack Johnson Classic and MSU Open.
2013 Season - Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor season Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2012 Season - Indoor: High jumped a season-best 5-05 (1.65m) to tie for first at the MSU Open placed second at the Parents Day Open (5-03.25) took fourth at the Holiday Inn Invitational with 5-03 (1.60m).
2012 Season - Outdoor: Won the high jump at the Hamline Invite cleared a season best of 5-05 (1.65m) at the Bulldog Invitational Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011 Season: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor track & field 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 majoring 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.