Hunter Staack
Hunter  Staack

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Hopkins, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins HS

Event:
Distance


05/04/2018

James Travis Wins Triple Jump Title

Travis cleared a personal record of 14.80 meters (48-06.75 ft.) to lead the collegiate field and pick up his second triple jump victory of the 2018 outdoor campaign (Tom Cat Twilight).

04/12/2018

Gophers Garner Seven Titles at St. Thomas

The Gophers dominated the field events with five wins while adding two on the track.

03/31/2018

Gophers Dominate with Nine Titles at UCLA

For the second year in a row, the University of Minnesota men’s track & field program will head back to campus with nine event titles after posting an impressive weekend at UCLA’s Bob Larsen Distance Carnival and Jim Bush Legends Invitational.

02/16/2018

‘U’ Claims 10 Event Titles at Snowshoe Open

Minnesota heads into the championship season next weekend with the 2018 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.

01/27/2018

`U' Wins Eight Titles at Jack Johnson

The Maroon & Gold were led by a 1-2 finish in the heptathlon by Teddy Frid and John Uchytil, who both posted personal records in the seven-event competition.

PRONUNCIATION:



HIGH SCHOOL
A 2016 graduate of Hopkins High School • closed out his prep career with a state championship in the 4x800 meter relay • helped Hopkins capture the 2015 state cross country title and the 2014 state track & field title • a two-time all-state and all-conference selection as a senior (cross country and track) • also earned all-section honors in cross country as a senior • the 2015 Lake Conference cross country champion and a member of the 2016 Lake Conference champion 4x800 meter relay team • three-time all-conference honorable mention (2013, 2014 in cross country, 2015-16 in hockey) • earned a total of 10 letters (four in cross country, three in track, three in hockey) • holds the Hopkins High School record in the 4x800 meter relay (7:44) • high school teammate of fellow Gopher Owen Hoeft • competed for coaches Mike Harris, Corey Petterson and Nick Lovas • graduated with academic distinction from Hopkins • also played AAA hockey with the Minnesota Blades and the Minnesota Icemen.

PERSONAL
Born July 25, 1997 • native of Golden Valley, Minn. • son of Steve and Kelly Staack • has one brother, Conner • plans to study engineering • lists competing in Nike Cross Nationals as his most memorable sports experience • also enjoys hiking, fishing and spending time at the cabin.

MORE HEADLINES

Ali Sets `U' Record to Punch NCAA Ticket

Ali Sets `U' Record to Punch NCAA Ticket

5/25/2018 - M. Track & Field

Ali punched his ticket to next month’s NCAA championships in Oregon after leading the 3,000 meter steeplechase field with a time of 8:36.49 – a mark that stands as the fastest...

McKeag Advances to NCAA Championships

McKeag Advances to NCAA Championships

5/24/2018 - M. Track & Field

McKeag’s first throw of the day proved to be his best with a personal record of 63.97 meters (209-10 ft.).

'U' Returns to West Coast for NCAA Prelims

'U' Returns to West Coast for NCAA Prelims

5/23/2018 - M. Track & Field

The University of Minnesota men's track & field program returns to action this weekend, competing at the 2018 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field West Preliminary in Sacramento, Calif.

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