Molly Klipfel
Molly  Klipfel

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Philomath, Ore.

High School:
Philomath HS'17

Height:
5-8

Event:
Jumps

Major:
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior


PHILOMATH HS’17: Did track and field all four years, as well as basketball and soccer for the Warriors… As a senior, she participated in the 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, high jump, triple jump, 4x200 relay, and 4x400 relay events… She set her 100m hurdles and triple jump personal bests of 16.73 and 35’0.5” during the 2017 outdoor season, while setting her 300m hurdles and high jump personal bests of 48.33 and 4’8,” respectively, during the 2016 outdoor season… As a junior, she got an eighth-place finish in the 300m hurdles at the State Championships, and received a league honorable mention for soccer… During her senior year, she got third-place and eighth-place finishes in the triple jump and 300m hurdles, respectively, at the State Championships, was first team all-league in soccer, and received a league honorable mention for basketball.

PERSONAL: Born in Corvallis, Oregon… Majoring in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, and plans to pursue a career in medicine… Parents are Kiki and Tom, both UC Davis Alumni, with her father also being a former swimmer for the Aggies… Has an older sister Emily (23), a UC Davis alumna, and an older brother Jack (21)… Her career sports highlight is getting a third-place finish in the triple jump event at the 2017 OSAA State Championships… Says if she could play another sport at UC Davis, it would be either basketball or soccer… The top three things on her bucket list is to skydive, see the seven wonders of the world, and swim with sharks.