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Marek Lenkiewicz
Marek  Lenkiewicz

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tinley Park, Ill.

High School:
Victor J. Andrew HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 292

Position:
OL

Experience:
4 Letters

Major:
Business and Marketing Education


08/27/2013

Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29

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2014 • SENIOR SEASON: Played in four games • saw action on special teams against Eastern Illinois • helped protect for an offense that rushed for 380 yards against San Jose State • competed against Iowa and Missouri.

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in seven games and started the first three of the season at left tackle. Game-by-Game: Helped protect for an offense that rushed for 235 yards against UNLV • helped block for an offense that rushed for 342 yards at New Mexico State • started against Western Illinois and played against San Jose State • saw special teams action against Wisconsin, at Michigan State and versus Syracuse.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in all 13 games • started four games at left tackle. Game-by-Game: Made his season debut at UNLV and helped protect for an offense that totaled a season-high 478 yards (209 rushing, 269 passing) • helped pave the way for the Gophers to rush for a season-high 240 yards against New Hampshire • started against Purdue when Minnesota passed for 246 yards and three touchdowns • started at Illinois when the Gophers rushed for 231 yards • saw action vs. Texas Tech as Minnesota gained 222 yards on the ground.

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in six games • started final two games of 2011 season at left tackle. Game-by-Game: Made his first collegiate appearance at Michigan • saw action as reserve at Purdue • saw action against Nebraska • played numerous snaps against Iowa • saw action at left tackle against Wisconsin • made first career start at left tackle at Northwestern • part of an offensive line that paved the way for a season-high 269 yards rushing vs. the Wildcats • started second consecutive game at left tackle in victory over Illinois.

2010: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Victor J. Andrew High School • helped lead his team to a 6-4 record and a playoff berth in 2009 • earned 2009 Illinois Coaches Association first-team all-state honors • named second-team all-state by the Chicago Tribune • 2009 all-area selection • named Offensive Player of the Year in the Southwest Suburban League Red Conference • two-time all-conference selection • helped lead his team to an 8-3 record, a playoff berth and a conference championship as a sophomore in 2007 • coached by Jim Zimmer.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 30, 1992 • son of Vicki and Marek Lenkiewicz • graduated with a degree in business and marketing education and is continuing his education this fall.

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