|High School:||Galena HS|
2017 Indoor: At the UW Open, finished the 60m Hurdles with a personal record time of 9.31.
HIGH SCHOOL: At Galena High School, Michelle Newblom earned six varsity letters after participating for three years on the varsity soccer team and three years on varsity track and field. She competed in the 100/300m hurdles, 100m, 4x100m, 4x200m, and 4x400m. In 2016, Newblom was named to First Team All-Region in the 300m hurdles, Second Team All-Region in the 100m hurdles and 4x100m, and Second Team All-State in the 300m hurdles. In 2015, she was Firs Team All-Region in the 100m hurdles. Her team also won women’s regionals that year. She set the school record for the 300m hurdles in 2016 with a time of 46.34, and had the highest season point total on the team in 2016 with 98 points. In 2016, she won the regional title in the 300m hurdles. Newblom made it to State in three events her senior year. Newblom’s high school soccer team won Regionals in 2013, and took third place in State that same year. She was named Second Team All-Region Defense in 2014, First Team All-Region Defense in 2015, and Defensive Player of the Year in 2015. Newblom also excelled in the classroom, earning an academic letter all four years, being named All-State Academic all four years, and earning a community service letter in 2015.
CLUB EXPERIENCE: Newblom played on two club soccer teams – Nevada Elite in 2012, and the Lady Nomads from 2013-2015. In 2015, her team won the California State Cup.
PERSONAL: Newblom plans to major in creative writing with the career aspiration of becoming a best-selling author.