Michelle Volz
Michelle Volz


Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville North HS



Gophers Face Nations Best Tomorrow in Madison

22 will race on Saturday at the Tori Neubauer

2011 Sophomore Season: Raced in four meets • ran 25:03.55 at the Oz Memorial • competed in the Roy Griak Invitational, running 24:08.15 • clocked a season-best 23:23 at the Bluegold Invite • raced the Tori Neubauer 6K in 23:49

2010 · Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran a season-best time of 23:16.7 at the Neubauer Invitational · competed in six meets.

2009 · Freshman Season: Redshirted the 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 letters, six in both cross country, and 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 Health & Wellness with a cous in Entrepreneunial Business · daughter of Jerry and Jane Volz · mother ran cross country/track for Coach Gary Wiilson at Wisconsin-LaCrosse · older brother Matt runs on Gopher men's team · enjoys, biking, ping pong, hockey and trail mix.


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