Goaner Deng  
Goaner  Deng


Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Rosemount HS



Johnson Wins 800 as Gophers Take Third

Bradley Johnson won the 800 meters and anchored a runner-up finish in the 4x400 meter relay on Saturday.


Gophers Kick Off Outdoor Season in Tempe

The Gophers captured three individual titles at last year's Baldy Castillo Invitational


Wieland, Hechsel Win B1G Titles

Wieland closed out the weekend in stellar fashion for Minnesota, winning the Big Ten heptathlon title and setting a new school record for the event in the process.


Gophers Tied for Third at B1G Championships

Through five scored events at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio, the Gophers hold 17.50 points - tied with Michigan State and trailing Nebraska at 39.50 and Penn State at 33.


Gophers Win 10 Events at Snowshoe Open

The University of Minnesota men's track & field team picked up 10 team titles its final home meet of the season at the 2015 Snowshoe Open.

2015 Season - Indoor: Placed second to teammate Mitch Hechsel in dual competition against Wisconsin in the 600 meter with a time of 1:21.26. • In the 4x400 relay in dual competition at Wisconsin, paced the team to a first place finish with a time of 3:15.99. • In the 600 meter run at the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic clocked in with a time of 1:20.84, good for fourth place overall. • Helped pace the Minnesota "A" team to victory in the 4x400 event at the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic with a time of 3:16.61. • At the 2015 Iowa State Classic, placed 16th in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:51.71 and helped pace the Minnesota "A" team to a third place finish in the 4x400 event. • At the 2015 Snowshoe Open, competed in the 4x400 meter relay and paced the Minnesota "A" team to a first place finish with a time of 3:15.47. • Placed 5th at the 2015 B1G Indoor Championships in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:50.55. • Assisted the Minnesota "A" team to a fifth place finish at the 2015 B1G Indoor's with a time of 3:11.32.

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) blettered 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.