Goaner Deng  
Goaner Deng

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Rosemount HS

Position:
Mid-Distance


05/29/2014

Siegmeier Punches Ticket to NCAA Championships

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.).

05/28/2014

NCAA West Prelims Preview

The Gophers list 16 team members competing in individual events at the regional meet as well as the 4x400 meter relay team.

05/22/2014

Nineteen Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelims

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.

05/18/2014

Gophers Close Out B1G Championships

Minnesota totaled 44 points over the three-day event at Purdue's Rankin Track & Field including several top-10 performances on Sunday in the meet finale.

05/17/2014

Siegmeier, Yedoni Win B1G Titles

Zach Siegmeier won his third overall Big Ten title and Trevor Yedoni captured his first career conference title for the University of Minnesota.

2013 Season- Indoor: Ran the 400 meter at the Bill Bergan Invitational where he finished ninth with a time of 48.84• At the Big Ten Championships ran the 600 meter prelims finishing with a time of 1:18.35• Finished first in the 600 meter at the Jack Johnson Classic with a time of 1:19.90. Outdoor: Ran prelims of the 800 meter at the Big Ten Championships finishing with a time of 1:50.39• Took first in the 400 meter hurdles at Hamline Invitational with a time of 54.48. Earned Second Team All-America honors.

High School -A 2011 graduate of Rosemount High School • high school coaches were Chris Harder, Jay Hatlei and John Maresh • 4x400 relay team finished second at the state championships his sophomore and junior seasons •qualified for the state championships in the 400m, 2x200 and 4x400 his junior year • high school top times: 200m (22.00), 400m (49.12), 800m (1:57) •lettered three years in track, two in both football and basketball • Honor Roll student and Academic Achievement Award winner as a junior and senior.

Personal -Born June 30, 1993 • intends to major in communications with a minor in business administration • son of Nyatuach Riek• collects retro Air Jordans and was born in Nairobi, Kenya.