Minnesota closes out the regular portion of the indoor season
Meyo Invitational next weekend
2012 Season - Indoor: Ran a season-best mile (5:01.99) at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Posted her best 1,500-meter time of the season at the Tommie Twilight (4:38.04) finished fifth in the 800m at the Holst Invitational (2:18.42) also ran the 1,500m at the Hamline Twilight and Hamline Invite.
2011 Season-Indoor:ran a 3:13.15 at the Parents Day Open in the 1,000 meters took fifth in the mile at the Minnesota State Open with at time of 5:10.59 ran a 5:13.66 at Jack Johnson Classic clocked in at 10:57.48 in the 3,000 meters at the Minnesota Open.Outdoor:ran a 4:51.54 at the Musco Twilight in the 1,500 meters.
High School:A 2009 graduate of Lakeville North High School · high school coach is Bob Ertl · competed in six Minnesota Class AA Cross Country Championships · ran on North's 2003 state cross country champion team as a seventh-grader · top individual state finish was fourth in 2005 · four-time all-state in cross country and five times in track · state titlist in the 1,600m (4:58.00) as a sophomore · earned a total of 17 letters, six in both cross country, and track, and five in both Nordic skiing · Athena Award winner · a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal:Born Feb. 27, 1991 · intends to major in Health & Wellness with a minor in Entrepreneurial Business · daughter of Jerry and Jane Volz · mother ran cross country/track for Coach Gary Wilson at Wisconsin-LaCrosse · older brother Matt runs on Gopher men's team · enjoys, biking, ping pong, hockey and trail mix.
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