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Molly Griep
Position: Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Whitewater, Wis.
High School: Whitewater High School
Major: Phy. Ed., Ex. Sci. & Wellness
Molly Griep bio
Release: 08/21/2012

2012-13 (Freshman): Advanced to the 2013 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships and placed 11th in the discus … Earned all-conference honors in the discus at the 2013 Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship … Was the runner-up with a throw of 148 feet, 2 inches … One of only three throwers in the Big Sky to record automatic qualifiers in three throwing events for the conference meet … Broke the school record in the weight throw with a mark of 53-7 at the Bison Open … Qualified for the USA Junior Championship with a PR discus throw of 159-4 at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational … Throw was the second-best discus mark in school history … One day later won the shot put with a PR of 43-9.75 … Recorded a Big Sky qualifier in the hammer with a throw of 159 feet at South Dakota’s Dakota Duals … Her hammer throw of 161-08 at NDSU was the fifth-best in school history … Recorded a Big Sky indoor qualifier in the shot put at the USD open with a PR of 44-3.5 that was the fifth-best in school history … Threw the second-best weight throw in school history at the Bison Open with a mark of 53-07 … Recorded the fourth-best outdoor weight throw in UND history with a mark of 44-04 at the NDSU Tune-Up ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: A 2012 graduate of Whitewater High School ... Lettered four times in track and was named Rock Valley Conference MVP in each of her last three years ... Won the Wisconsin state championship in the shot put as a senior ... Established school records in both the shot put and discus ... Earned three straight Rock Valley Conference championships in the discus from 2009 to 2011 and back-to-back conference titles in the shot put in 2009 and 2010 ... Was the conference runner-up as a senior in the shot put to future UND teammate Alyssa Lueck ... Placed second in the shot put and fifth in the discus at the 2010 Wisconsin Division II state meet ... Also lettered four times in basketball and three times in volleyball ... Was a first-team all-conference performer in basketball and an all-conference honorable mention in volleyball.

Personal: Plans to major in physical education, exercise science and wellness, with a minor in coaching ... Daughter of Peter and Lisa Griep