Monday, September 09, 2013

Heather Kampf and Wally Ellenson USATF Minnesota's Athletes of the Month for August

The Minnesota Association of USA Track & Field is proud to announce that Heather Kampf and Wally Ellenson are USATF Minnesota’s Athletes of the Month for August 2013.

Kampf, a former Gopher now training with Team USA Minnesota, scored two major road mile victories in August. On August 9 in Pittsburgh, she won the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in an event-record 4:32; on August 23, she won the Crim Michigan Mile in Flint in 4:46.7. On August 10 she took runner-up honors at the Falmouth mile, which takes place on the track at Falmouth High School in Falmouth, Massachusetts in 4:42:94.

Ellenson, a high jumper and basketball player for the Gophers (Rice Lake, Wisconsin), won gold at the Pan American Junior Games in Medellin, Colombia in August. He recorded his winning jump of 2.16 meters on his first attempt.

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