A day after helping the Gophers to the squad's third 4x800 meter relay title in as many years, Travis Burkstrand and Harun Abda put together a 1-2 finish in the 800 meters on Saturday in front of a sellout crowd of 14,504.
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in a total of six events for the indoor season threw 56-6 3/4 (17.24m) in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships (13th) finished second at the Northwest Open with a throw of 57-2 (17.42m) placed third at the Iowa State Classic (58-1 3/4), Jack Johnson Classic, and Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: NCAA West Preliminary competitor in the discus and shot put finished eighth in discus at the Big Ten Championships (177-2) also threw the shot 56-4 3/4, finishing 13th won the shot put at the Bolstorff Twilight (53-5, 16.28m) placed second at the Aztec Invite with a throw of 55-7 1/2 (16.95m) placed third in the discus at the Bolstorff Twilight with a throw of 167-11 (51.19m) Academic All-Big Ten.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Linn Mar High School high school coaches were Matt Casebolt and Ken Hopkins lettered twice in football and track/field participated in the 2011 US Junior National Meet placing 12th in the discus career best in the shot put was 56-3 ¾ and 172-2 in the discus.
Personal: born on April 22, 1992 son of Scott and JoAnne Jennings mother played volleyball at Purdue (1979-82) father threw the shot at Illinois (1978-81) has two brothers Criag and Jason Craig was a javelin thrower at Iowa (2006-09) majoring in Finance and Accounting enjoys to play video games such as Call of Duty and Rock Band.