James Travis
James  Travis

RS Junior

Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Waubonsie Valley HS



Gophers Grab 11 Titles at Tomcat Twilight

Three members of the Maroon & Gold picked up personal records to go with their wins including true freshman Luke May's victory in the javelin.


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.


Gophers Close Out Weekend at ISU

Obsa Ali ran the second fastest 5,000 meters in school history and the second fastest mark in the Big Ten this season.


Gophers Garner 10 Wins at Jack Johnson Classic

All-American alum Sean Donnelly set a new University of Minnesota Fieldhouse record in the weight throw.


'U' Wins Third-Straight Border Battle Dual

The Maroon & Gold outscored the Badgers 87-74 at the meet as Minnesota has now swept the Border Battle every year since the event returned in 2015.


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. •


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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