Derek Jerde
Derek  Jerde

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chaska, Minn.

High School:
Chaska HS

Position:
High Jump

Experience:
Transfer


04/22/2014

Gophers Pick Up 14 Wins at St. Thomas

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.

02/21/2014

Lehman Re-Sets School Record at Snowshoe

The Gophers tallied nine individual titles on Friday in the team's final home meet of 2014.

02/21/2014

Lehman Re-Sets School Record at Snowshoe

The Gophers tallied nine individual titles on Friday in the team's final home meet of 2014.

05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

04/18/2012

Gophers Set For a Full Weekend of Action

Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend

2013 Season- Indoor: Finished eighth at the Jack Johnson Classic with a jump of 6-05 (1.96m)• placed sixt ha the Bill Bergan Invitational. Outdoor: did not compete.

2012 Season - Indoor: Won the high jump at the Brooks Classic with a jump of 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) • placed fourth at the Holiday Inn Invitational • jumped 6-6 3/4 at the Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: Placed second in the high jump at the Stanford Invite with a jump of 6-7 (2.01m) • also finished second at the Bolstorff Twilight • placed third at the Tom Cat Twilight • took fourth at the ASU Invite with a jump of 6-8 3/4 (2.05m) • Academic All-Big Ten.

At Kansas State (2009-10): Participated in the Big 12 indoor championships • set an indoor personal record of 6-10 and 1/4 in the high jump.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Chaska high school • high school coaches were Scott Stallman and Steve Pughe • three-time Minnesota Class 2A state high jump champion • won in 2007, 2008, and 2009 with jumps of 6-8, 6-10, and 6-9, respectively • the only three-time state champion in school history • two-time Lake Conference champion • also a three-time letterwinner in basketball.

Personal: Born April 20, 1990 • plans to major in economics/finance/management • son of Craig and Brenda Jerde • has a younger sister, Jessica • enjoys fishing and volleyball.

MORE HEADLINES

`U' to Compete in 10 Events at Prelims

`U' to Compete in 10 Events at Prelims

5/17/2018 - M. Track & Field

Outdoor All-Americans Obsa Ali and Jackson Wellenstein lead the Maroon & Gold into competition with the action slated to run May 24-26 at Sacramento State's Hornet Stadium.

Gophers Finish Seventh at B1G Meet

Gophers Finish Seventh at B1G Meet

5/13/2018 - M. Track & Field

Minnesota returns to action with the 2018 NCAA West Preliminary, May 24-26, in Sacramento, Calif.

Ali Claims B1G Steeplechase Crown

Ali Claims B1G Steeplechase Crown

5/12/2018 - M. Track & Field

Behind Ali's 10 points as 3,000 meter steeplechase champion, the Gophers recorded 25 points to jump up to sixth in the team standings ahead of the final day of competition.

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