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 University of Minnesota track & field program kicks off the 2015 campaign on Saturday with the Northwest Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse on campus.
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.
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.