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Melanie Blum
Position: Combined Events
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wahoo, Neb.
High School: Bishop Neumann
Personal Bests
200 meters: 27.61
60m hurdles: 9.27
High Jump: 4-9 (1.45)
Long Jump: 16-8 (5.08)
Pole Vault: 11-9 (3.58)
100 meter hurdles: 14.7
300 meter hurdles: 46.20
Long Jump: 17-3 (5.25)
Triple Jump: 36-4 1/2 (11.08)
Pole Vault: 12-10 1/4 (3.92)

Big Ten Championships
2014 (O): PV, 12-6 3/4 (13th)

Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2014)
Academic All-Big Ten (2014)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2013, 2014)
2014 (Freshman)
Melanie Blum participated in five pole vault competitions throughout the 2014 indoor campaign… notched four personal-best marks as she improved her marks in four of her five appearances… recorded her personal best of 11-9 (3.58m) at the Nebraska Tune-Up.

2013 (Redshirt)

Blum redshirted the 2013 indoor season... posted a personal-best time of 27.61 in the 200 meters at the NWU Invite... notched a personal-best time of 9.27 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Nebraska Tune-Up... recorded a personal-best long jump of 16-8 (5.08) at the NWU Invite... posted a pesonal-best high jump of 4-9 (1.45) at the NWU Invite... earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in teh fall and spring semesters.

Before Nebraska (Bishop Neumann)
Blum joined the Huskers from Bishop Neumann High School in Wahoo, Neb... recorded personal bests of 14.7 in the 100 meters, 46.20 in the 300-meter hurdles, 17-3 in the long jump and 36-4 1/2 in the triple jump... won four individual titles at the 2012 conference meet... set the Centennial Conference record in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.7... posted a long jump of 17-3 at the 2011 Nebraska State Championships for third place... finished third in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.62.
Melanie is the daughter of Darryl and Connie Blum... born on Aug. 14, 1993... is a biological sciences major at Nebraska.