Derek Wiebke
Derek  Wiebke

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Kasson, Minn.

High School:
Kasson-Mantorville HS

Event:
Mid-Distance


03/16/2017

Catching Up with Coach

GopherSports.com caught up with Minnesota Director of Men’s Track & Field and Cross Country Steve Plasencia to talk about all things Maroon & Gold.

03/10/2017

DMR Earns Second Team All-America

The Gophers finished ninth in the distance medley relay with a time of 9:41.11 at Gilliam Indoor Stadium.

03/09/2017

DMR Set for National Championships

Minnesota's squad of Shane Streich, Jackson Wellenstein, Mitch Hechsel and Derek Wiebke qualified for the event with a 9:30.48 earlier this season at the Alex Wilson Invitational.

03/01/2017

Gophers DMR Earns NCAA Bid

Minnesota’s squad of Shane Streich, Jackson Wellenstein, Mitch Hechsel and Derek Wiebke qualified for the event with a 9:30.48 earlier this season.

02/25/2017

Wiebke Wins B1G Mile Championship

Behind Wiebke's win in the mile and runner-up performances in the distance medley relay, the 600 meters and the 800 meters, the Maroon & Gold finished fifth with 67.5 points while Indiana won the men's team title with 112 points.

02/26/2017

Big Ten Indoor Championships

Big Ten Indoor Championships

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)

2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day Three)

2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day Three)

04/29/2016

2016 Drake Relays (Day Two)

2016 Drake Relays (Day Two)

Derek Wiebke Cross Country File

Wiebke's Personal Records

2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor:
Competed for the Golden Gophers at the Northwest Open (winning the 800 meter), the Wisconsin Duel, the Iowa State Classic, and the B1G Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Ran in events at the Baldy Castillo Invitational and at the Musco Twilight. • Led the Gophers to victory in the 4x800 meter relay at the Drake Relays with a time of 7:23.54. 

2014 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Northwest Open competed unattached in the 800 meters and finsihed 3rd with a time of 1:55.66  placed 12th at the Jack Johnson Classic in the 800 meters with a time of 1:56.69 while competing unattached  competed unattached at the Snowshoe Open in the 800 meters and placed second with a time of 1:52.85. Outdoor: At the 2014 Musco Twilight finished 7th in the 800 meters with a time of 1:51.95 • unattached at the 2014 Hamline Invitational won the 1500 meters with a time of 3:55.19.

High School
Graduated from Kasson-Montorville Senior High School with high honors in 2013 • the 2013 MSHSL Class AA runner-up in the 800 meters, finishing in 1:53 • competed in three events at the 2013 state meet and also placed in the meet as a sophomore in 2011 • won a total of six conference titles as a prep including four in his senior season • high school coaches were Erik Myran and Travis Robertson • a three-time alll-conference honoree (twice in track, once in cross country) • earned a total of six athletic letters as a prep (four in track, one in cross country, one in basketball).

Personal
Born on September 23, 1994 • son of Dale and Vicki Wiebke • majoring in psychology • has two sisters Taylor and Tiana • father played college basketball at Winona State.

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