Goaner Deng  
Goaner  Deng

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Rosemount HS

Event:
Mid-Distance


03/21/2015

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.

03/19/2015

Gophers Kick Off Outdoor Season in Tempe

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

02/28/2015

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.

02/27/2015

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.

02/20/2015

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.