Derek Wiebke  
Derek Wiebke

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Kasson, Minn.

High School:
Kasson-Mantorville HS

Position:
Mid-Distance


01/24/2015

Gophers Dominate in Border Battle Dual

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.

01/14/2015

Wiebke Named Jan. MVG

For his community service and leadership, Derek Wiebke was named the department's Most Valuable Gopher.

01/10/2015

Gophers Pick Up 14 Titles in Opener

The Gophers dominated its season opener on Saturday to the tune of 14 individual titles.

05/03/2014

Siegmeier, Ferretti Pick Up Titles in Iowa

Minnesota closes out the weekend on Sunday with All-American Jon Simons competing in the 5,000 meters at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational in Stanford, Calif.

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.

Derek Wiebke Cross Country File

2015 Indoor Season
Won the 800 meter dash at the 2015 Northwest Open with a time of 1:53.33.• In dual play at Wisconsin, placed second in the 800 meter with a time of 1:54.02.

2014 Outdoor Season
Competed in two meets as an unattached competitor• won the 1,500 meters at the Hamline Invitational, pacing the race at 3:55.19•finished seventh in the800 meters at the Musco Twilight with a time of 1:51.95.

2014 Indoor Season
Competed in three meets as an unattached competitor with a pair of top-five finishes in the 800 meters• finished second in the 800 meters at the Snowshoe Open with a personal best time of 1:52.85• also finished third in the 800 meters at the Northwest Open with a time of 1:55.86• came in 12th in the 800 meters at the Jack Johnson Classic.

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.