Kieran McKeag
Kieran  McKeag

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Apple Valley HS

Event:
Throws


06/06/2018

Ali Advances to NCAA Steeplechase Final

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.

06/04/2018

'U' Heads to Hayward for NCAAs

Representing the Gophers will be Obsa Ali (3,000 meter steeplechase), Ryan Lockard (high jump) and Kieran McKeag (hammer throw).

05/27/2018

Lockard Earns Bid for NCAA Championships

A two-time All-American in the indoor high jump, Lockard punched his ticket to the NCAA championships with a fifth-place showing at Hornet Stadium on Saturday.

05/25/2018

Ali Sets `U' Record to Punch NCAA Ticket

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 time in the NCAA this season.

05/24/2018

McKeag Advances to NCAA Championships

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

06/07/2018

2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships

2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships

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CAREER NOTES & HONORS

• Honorable Mention All-American (2018) 
• Academic All-Big Ten (2018) 


2018 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
• Honorable Mention All-American, finishing 21st in the hammer throw in his NCAA debut at the 2018 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships (62.45 meters, 204-10 ft.). 
• Punched his ticket to the NCAA championships with a toss of 63.97 meters (209-10 ft.) at the 2018 NCAA West Preliminary -- a performance that ranks eighth all-time at Minnesota. 
• His weight throw attempt of 20.40 meters (66-11.25 ft.) at the 2018 Big Ten indoor meet ranks eighth all-time at Minnesota. 
• Added a win in the hammer throw at UCLA's Jim Bush Legends Invitational.
• Academic All-Big Ten

2017 | FRESHMAN SEASON
• Redshirted 
• Earned two event titles in the outdoor shot put while competing unattached at the Hamline Invite and the TomCat Twilgiht. 

MORE HEADLINES

Four Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods

Four Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods

6/21/2018 - M. Track & Field

Representing the Maroon & Gold are Second Team honorees Derek Wiebke and Madeline Strandemo and Third Team selections Temi Ogunrinde and Kiley Sabin.

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.

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