Minnesota will compete at the Iowa State Classic as well as the Washington Husky Classic this weekend.
Minnesota has won four-straight titles at the Bill Bergan Invitational and has never finished lower than second in the meet's five-year history.
The Gophers won 11 individual titles as well as the team title at the event last season.
Gophers alum and All-American Travis Burkstrand also added an individual title at the meet.
Field events are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. CT with running events to follow at 12:30 p.m.
2013 Season- Indoor: Took first in high jump at the Northwest Open with a mark of 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) and the Jack Johnson Classic with jump of 6-09 (2.06m) Finished 12th at the Big Ten Championships with a leap of 6-09 (2.06m) Finished seventh in high jump at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Finished second at the Tom Cat Invitational in high jump with a mark of 6-11.75 (2.13m) ran at NCAA Regional prelims with a mark of 6-09.50 (2.11m) finished eighth at the Iowa Musco Invitational with a hight of 6-07.12 (2.01m) USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in six events for the indoor season leaped 6-7 1/2 in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 15th placed second at the Brooks Classic with a season-best jump of 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) finished third at the Snowshoe Open with a height of 6-8 3/4 (2.05m). Outdoor: Competed in a total of six events for the outdoor season jumped 6-7 in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships won the high jump at the Tom Cat Twilight with a height of 6-8 3/4 placed second at the Golden Bear Twilight with a season-best jump of 6-9 (2.06m) placed fifth at the Stanford Invite Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Homestead High School high school coaches were Dan Benson and Todd Brawner part the 2010 Wisconsin Division 1 state championship-winning team placed fifth in the 2010 state meet in high jump with a leap of 6-4 all-state honoree in 2009 (6-7) and 2008 (6-6) with third and second place finishes, respectively three-time North Shore Conference champion in high jump also 2010 North Shore champion in long jump holds indoor and outdoor school high jump records with jumps of 6-10 also a letterwinner in basketball.