Senior Alena Brooks leads the Gophers to a fourth-place B1G team finish
Junior Jess Herauf finished second in the pentathlon to lead Minnesota
The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday
Seniors Megan Geyen and Alena Brooks recorded career bests in the 400m and 800m
Bingle previews the Gophers' sprints, jumps and multi-events line-up
2013 Season - Indoor: Finished seventh in pole vault at the Big Ten Championships, clearing 12-7 1/2 (3.85) also vaulted 12-7 1/2 to finish fourth at the Meyo Invitational finished fourth at the Parents Day Open, MSU Open and Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: Finished 12th at the Big Ten Championships (12-6 1/4) vaulted a season-best 12-6 3/4 (3.83m) won pole vault at the Hamline Twilight, UNLV Invitational and Janis Rider Invitational Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships cracked the all-time list at the Meyo Invitational, clearing 12-8 (3.86m) to become the eighth-best pole vaulter in school history placed fourth at the Parents Day Open with 12-3 3/4 took third at the MSU Open vaulting 12-1 1/2 (3.70m). Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships cleared a season-best 12-7 1/2 (3.85m), No. 8 in school history, to finish third at the Steve Scott Invitational won the pole vault at the Hamline Invite finished second at the Tommie Twilight Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Rosemount High School high school coach was Jay Hatleli 2010 Minnesota Class AA pole vault champion with a vault of 12-0 finished 11th in 2009 also a state qualifier in the 100m in 2010 2010 Lake Conference champion in pole vault undefeated in pole vault as a senior two-time All-Lake Conference honoree in track and field four-time all-state and six-time All-Lake Conference honoree in gymnastics earned six varsity letters in gymnastics graduated 21st in her class of 466.
Personal: Born August 13, 1992 plans to major in kinesiology daughter of Steve and Jean Murgic has an older brother, Nick.