Track & Field



 Mikalah Skates
Mikalah  Skates

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Casper, Wyo.

High School:
Kelly Walsh HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Hurdles

Experience:
SQ


01/30/2016

UW Earns Two Dual Wins over MSU in Gillette

Cowgirls Win 11 of 14 Events

01/28/2016

Cowboys and Cowgirls Host Montana State in Gillette for Powder River Dual

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01/23/2016

DeStefano’s Mile Highlights Saturday’s AF Invite for UW

Cowboys and Cowgirls Post Seven All-Time Marks in Two Days

01/22/2016

Wyoming Opens Air Force Invite with Four All-Time Marks

Davis, Henderson, Sandberg and Charles Impressive for Cowgirls and Cowboys

01/14/2016

Track & Field Begins Spring Semester at Potts Invite on Saturday

Handful of Jumpers, Sprinters and Hurdlers will Compete

2014-15: Ran one all-time top 10 mark in Wyoming history during the season...indoors ran the seventh-fastest 60-meter hurdles in 8.60 at the Power Meet on Dec. 12...finished 10th in the event at the MW Championships...outdoors ran a personal-best 14.01 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Cowpoke Open on May 1...finished 10th in the event at the conference meet...also notched a personal-best 1:04.00 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Fum McGraw Quadrangular on March 28...named MW Academic All-Conference and a MW Scholar Athlete in the classroom.

2013-14: Notched one mark in Wyoming's all-time top 10 during her first year in the program...indoors ran the 10th-fastest 60-meter hurdles in school history with an 8.84 at the MW Championships...placed 13th in the event at the conference meet...outdoors ran a season-best 14.34 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Tom Benich Invite on April 4...place ninth in the event at the MW Championships...named MW Academic All-Conference and a MW Scholar Athlete in the classroom.

Before Wyoming: Was coached by Kevin Williams at Kelly Walsh High School during her prep career...a three-time state champion in the 100-meter hurdles...as a senior was the 100-meter hurdles state champion to earn the Best of the Best Award...finished runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles to earn two all-state honors...as a junior won the 100-meter hurdles and earned the Best of the Best Award...placed third in the 300-meter hurdles while leading her team to the state title....as a sophomore won the 100-meter hurdles and placed second in the 300-meter hurdles...as a freshman placed seventh in the 100-meter hurdles at the state meet...owned personal bests of 14.4 in the 100-meter hurdles and 44.6 in the 300-meter hurdles...in the classroom was on the honor roll and was a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: The daughter of Maurice and Vickie Skates...born July 7, 1995...majoring in international studies at UW.

Personal Bests:
Indoor:

60-Meter Hurdles - 8.60 (2015) (No. 7 UW All-Time Mark)

Outdoor:
100-Meter Hurdles - 14.01 (2015)
400-Meter Hurdles - 1:04.00 (2015)

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