The Gophers competed at the Meet of the Unsaintly on Saturday afternoon
Minnesota won the pole vault, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m at the Triton Invitational
Minnesota is split at Hamline, Drake, Grand View, UC San Diego and Macalester this week
Bollig and Mikkalson lead Minnesota in the 800m and 1,500m races
Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend
2014 Season - Indoor: Competed solely in the weight throw in five meets recorded a season-best throw of 49-04.50 (15.05m) for seventh place at Parents Day Open placed fourth at the St. Thomas Showcase (45-10.50, 13.98m).
2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the hammer throw at six meets recorded season-best throw of 152-10 (46.58m) and finished eighth at Meet of the Unsaintly earned five top-ten finishes won the hammer (148-07, 45.29m) at Hamline Invitational.
2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Harlem High School (Machesney Park, Ill.) high school coach was Julie Sorrentino earned 12 varsity letters in four sports: track & field (four), basketball (four), swimming (three) and volleyball (one) served as basketball, swimming and track team captain three-time all-city honoree two-time all-area, all-county and All-NIC Ten Conference honoree earned all-state honors in 2011 earned sportsmanship award in 2012 two-time track team MVP named Rockford Post Journal Female Athlete of the Year in 2011 seven-time NIC-Ten Conference champion: shot put in 2010 and 2011, indoor shot put in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and discus in 2010 and 2011 holds NIC-Ten Conference indoor shot put record four-time NIC-Ten Conference Scholar Athlete posted personal bests of 43-6 in the shot put, 135-10 in the discus, 130-1 in the hammer throw and 104-11 in the javelin competed at the 2011 Junior Olympics, placing eighth in shot put, 11th in hammer and 14th in discus qualified for 2011 USATF Nationals in shot put, discus, hammer and javelin competed with Rockford Wild Cats traveling basketball team and independent United States Track & Field traveling track team also played in the outfield with the Diamond Crushers traveling softball team high honor roll member PRIDE winner graduated in top 10% of her class.
Personal: Born September 26, 1993 daughter of Mary and Cecil Miller has two siblings, Elizabeth and James father Cecil played football at Bemidji State University grandfather James Van Gorden played professional football for the Green Bay Packers in 1964 intends to major in kinesiology enjoys swimming, hanging out with friends, watching movies and cooking.
|Miller's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)|
|Weight Throw||49-04.50, 15.05m||Parents Day Open (2/22/14)|
|Miller's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)|
|Hammer Throw||152-10, 46.58m||Meet of the Unsaintly (5/3/14)|
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