Missa Varpness
Missa  Varpness

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Montevideo, Minn.

High School:
Montevideo HS

Position:
Distance

Experience:
High School


05/29/2013

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

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

2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Montevideo High School • high school coach was Sue Heikes • Minnesota Class A state champion in the 800 meter run in 2008 and 2009 • runner-up in the 800 meter run in 2007 and in the 1600 meter run in 2009 • All-Conference from 2006 to 2008 • All-State in 2007 and 2008 • set high school records in the 800 meter run, 1600 meter relay, and 3200 meter relay • Swim team All-Conference in 2006 • participated in summer swim club, Minnewaska Tri-Athelon, and Iron Man training • All-State Choir • lettered in track (5), swim team (5), band (4), choir (4), and speech (3) • A Honor Roll • AAA Award • a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born July 20, 1990 • intends to major in kinesiology or nutrition • daughter of Sue and Lee Varpness • has three siblings, Jameson, Joe, and Mollie • enjoys swimming, cooking, singing, reading, and spending time at her family's lake.

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