The University of Minnesota men's track & field program dominated a rare dual meet on Saturday afternoon against Border Battle rival Wisconsin, picking up a 98-59 win over the Badgers.
The senior from Lakewood, Ill., tied for sixth in the first round of competition at the 2014 NCAA West Prelims, clearing 5.36 meters (17-07 ft.).
The Gophers list 16 team members competing in individual events at the regional meet as well as the 4x400 meter relay team.
Four returning outdoor All-Americans will lead the charge for Minnesota with two-time honoree Jacob Capek attempting to capture his third career accolade in the 4x400 meter relay.
Minnesota finished 1-2-3 in four events on Monday night - the 400 meter run, the 5,000 meter run, the high jump and the shot put.
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.