James Travis
James  Travis

RS Junior

Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Waubonsie Valley HS



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).


Houston Earns Triple Jump Title in Arkansas

The Gophers finished sixth out of 16 teams in the relay competitions as Minnesota competed in four of the seven relays, totaling 13 points.


Gophers Garner Seven Titles at St. Thomas

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


`U' Earns Three Titles at ISU Classic

The Gophers picked up wins in the long jump, the triple jump and the 4x400 as they head into the final home meet of the 2018 schedule next Friday with the Snowshoe Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse on campus.


Webb Closes Out Michigan Meet with 200 Title

Webb clocked a 21.20 to pace the 200 meter field – second only in Gophers program history to Mitch Potter’s 21.09 in 2004. He also added a sixth-place finish in the 60 meters at 6.85.


05.14.17 Men's Track at Big Tens

05.14.17 Men's Track at Big Tens


Travis's Personal Records

Did not compete. Outdoor: Won the triple jump at the Tom Cat Twilight with a jump of 14.15 meters. • At the Tommie Twilight, won the triple jump at 14.19 meters. 


Did not see action. Outdoor: At the 2015 Hamline Invitational competed unattached in the long jump and finished fifth with a mark of 6.52 meters (21-04.75) • Unattached at the 2015 Tom Cat Twilight finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 6.29 meters (20-07.75). 

Civil Engineering Major. • Hometown: Naperville, Illinois. • High School: Waubonsie Valley. • Son of Jennifer and Jeffrey Travis. • Has three younger sisters, Abigail, Elizabeth, and Kathryn. • Coached by Mr. Kevin Rafferty. • All-State in track and field as a junior. • Competed with the DuPage Track Club. •


Three 'U' Alums Set for USATF Championships

Three 'U' Alums Set for USATF Championships

6/20/2018 - M. Track & Field

Representing the Maroon & Gold are Sean Donnelly in the hammer throw, Harun Abda in the 800 meters and Hassan Mead in the 1,500 meters.

Obsa Ali Captures NCAA Steeplechase Crown

Obsa Ali Captures NCAA Steeplechase Crown

6/8/2018 - M. Track & Field

Ali claimed the program's first national championship in the steeplechase by breaking his own school record at 8:32.23 on Friday night at Hayward Field.

Ali Advances to NCAA Steeplechase Final

Ali Advances to NCAA Steeplechase Final

6/6/2018 - M. Track & Field

Competing at historic Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, Ali led the semifinal field with a time of 8:39.17 on Wednesday to advance to Friday's final at 7:54 p.m. CT.

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