Michelle Volz
Michelle Volz

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville North HS

Position:
Distance

Experience:
Redshirt


2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Cross Country: Redshirted the 2009 season.

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 times, six in cross country, six in 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 biomedical engineering • 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 film, ping pong, cards and hockey.

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