The 5-foot-8 senior won the 800-meter run and the 1600-meter run this spring, leading the Hornets to a sixth-place finish in Class AA at the Minnesota State Track and Field Championships. Kompelien’s 1600 time of 4:46.36 was just two-tenths of a second off the state record, but set a new school record in addition to being the No. 14 clocking in the country among prep competitors in 2018 at the time of her selection. Kompelien’s 2:10.25 in the 800 was also a new school record and good for No. 48 in the country. She also owns the school record in the 3200-meter run. Kompelien finished this year undefeated, breaking meet records in both the 800 and 1600 at the Lake Conference Championships. She also set a new meet record in the 1600 at the Section 6AA Championship.
Kompelien has maintained a weighted 4.14 GPA in the classroom. She will attend Brown University this fall, where she will run cross-country and track.
Kompelien has donated her time as a SMATH (science and math) tutor every day at school for one hour. She also has volunteered locally at soccer camps and by offering private speed and agility training, as well as helping to make food at Simpson Housing Services for the homeless.