Hamza Ali
Hamza  Ali

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Washburn HS

Event:
Distance


04/22/2017

Gophers Claim Six Titles at Stanford

Meanwhile, four unattached Gopher freshmen picked up titles at Concordia-St. Paul's Holst Invitational on Saturday at SeaFoam Stadium in St. Paul.

03/26/2017

Ali, Plasencia Rep ‘U’ At World XC Championships

Ali finished 52nd overall in the men’s U20 race, clocking a time of 26:14 for the eight-kilometer race at the Kololo Independence Grounds.

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.

02/23/2017

Plasencia Named U.S. Junior Cross Country Coach

True freshmen Hamza Ali and Nick Rink will also represent the U.S. in international competition next month.

02/17/2017

Gophers Claim 10 Titles at Snowshoe Open

The Gophers closed out the 2017 home slate on Friday night with the Snowshoe Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.

PRONUNCIATION:



HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Minneapolis Washburn High School • a two-time all-state honoree, a 13-time all-conference and all-city selection • a three-time Minneapolis City Conference champion (won back-to-back 1,600-meter titles in 2015 and 2016, also won the 3,200-meter title in 2016) • helped the school to back-to-back state cross country titles in 2015 and 2016 as well as four-straight state track & field titles from 2013-16 • owns the Minneapolis Washburn High School record in both the 1,600 meters (4:13.48) and the 3,200 meters (9:13.43) • earned a total of 11 letters (five in track, four in cross country, two in wrestling) • competed for coaches Curtis Johnson, Chris Lundstrom, Kenan Moore, Mike Anderson, Austin Miller and Kacie Larson • earned the All City Academic Athletic Award and was a member of the honor roll • honored with the Superintendent Coin of Excellence.

PERSONAL
Born March 15, 1998 • native of Minneapolis, Minn. • has eight siblings • lists his most memorable sports experience as winning the Minneapolis Park Board Recreational U-18 basketball title • also enjoys baking, reading and playing video games • plans to study pre-neuroscience.

MORE HEADLINES

Dual Tickets on Sale Wednesday

Dual Tickets on Sale Wednesday

12/12/2017 - M. Track & Field

The Gophers have won three-straight Border Battle dual titles with Wisconsin since starting the head-to-head competition back up in 2015.

'U' Prospect Khalid Hussein Earns All-America Nod

'U' Prospect Khalid Hussein Earns All-America Nod

12/2/2017 - M. Track & Field

A native of Plymouth, Minn., Hussein signed his National Letter of Intent with the Gophers last month after winning the 2017 MSHSL Class AA Cross Country Championship.

Gophers Close Out SDSU Holiday Open

Gophers Close Out SDSU Holiday Open

12/2/2017 - M. Track & Field

The Maroon & Gold posted three of the top-four heptathlon finishes over the two-day meet with newcomer Teddy Frid leading the Gophers with a runner-up finish at 4,438 points.

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