Melissa Cabak
Melissa  Cabak

RS Junior

Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Robbinsdale Armstrong HS


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Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.


Gophers Hand Out 2015 Team Awards

Minnesota held its annual season-ending banquet and presented the team awards on Sunday


Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom


Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom


Fourteen Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Liz Berkholtz leads Minnesota as a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree


Melissa Cabak

Photos of women's track and field student-athlete Melissa Cabak.


Melissa Cabak

Melissa Cabak

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2015 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran six races • placed fourth on the team in 12th overall at Rocky’s Run (24:35.1) • placed fifth on the team in 29th overall at the Tori Neubauer Invitational in a season-best 23:07.43 • placed sixth on the team in 46th overall at the Blugold Invitational in 23:39.8.

2014 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran six races • placed among the top seven Gophers at four meets • finished 26th overall and eighth on the team at Oz Memorial, finishing the 6K in 24:04.2 • clocked a 24:46.5 at the Griak as the 17th Gopher • placed seventh for the Gophers and 57th overall at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invite in 23:44.1 • finished second on the team and 36th overall at the Tori Neubauer Invitational, covering the 6K in a season-best 23:13 • placed 13th overall and finished seventh for the Gophers at Jack's Run in 23:17.0 • finished as the third Gopher in 11th overall at Rocky's Run (24:10).

2013 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Raced in five meets • ran a career-best 22:47.6 as the Gophers' fourth runner (22nd overall) at the Neubauer Invitational • was the eighth Gopher in two meets, recording a time of 22:54.7 in 10th overall at Jack's Run and finishing in 23:42 in 14th overall at Rocky's Run • also raced at the Griak Invitational (23:18.9) and the Oz Memorial (23:49.9).

2012 • Freshman Season: Redshirted her freshman season.

High School: A graduate of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School • state cross country competitor in 2011 • All-Northwest Suburban Conference in 2011 • finished seventh in the 3200 meters as a senior • held a season-best time of 11:01.92 in the race • graduated with highest honors.

Personal: Born March 5, 1994 • daughter of Becky and Jim Cabak • has a brother, Jonathan • majoring in chemical engineering.


Eastman Leads Gophers at Jack's Run


Twenty-one Gophers recorded career-best 6K times at Les Bolstad Course on Friday evening.

Kargol Enjoying Success as a Rookie


Redshirt freshman Abby Kargol has placed among Minnesota's top five runners in three consecutive races.

Captains Corner: Danielle Anderson


Gophers co-captain Danielle Anderson shares her thoughts on Minnesota's cross country season so far.

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