Matthew Jergenson
Matthew Jergenson

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Caledonia, Minn.

High School:
Caledonia HS

Position:
Distance


07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

05/08/2015

Jennings' Career Best Wins Wisconsin Twilight

The Gophers throwers totaled six personal records in Madison while Minnesota claimed three titles in La Crosse.

02/19/2015

Snowshoe Open Closes Out Home Schedule

Minnesota will honor its seven seniors during the final home meet of the 2015 season on Friday.

05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

04/30/2015

2015 Golden Bear Twilight

2015 Golden Bear Twilight

Jergenson's Personal Records

2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor:
Did not compete. Outdoor: At the 2015 UW La Crosse Eagle Invitational placed 30th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:19.26.

2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor:
Did not compete. Outdoor: At the 2014 UW La Crosse Eagle Open finished 13th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:09.66.

2013 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Redshirted• Academic All-Big Ten

2012 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Redshirted.

High School: Graduated from Caledonia High School in 2010 • high school coach was Jimmy Westland • All-state as a senior • finished 2nd overall in the state championships as a senior • also participated in track, basketball and soccer in high school • National Honor Society

Personal: Born on May 17, 1993 • son of Michael and Debra Jergenson • majoring in biology • has two brothers (David and Thomas) and one sister, Laura • mother played volleyball at Viterbo University • enjoys playing sports, reading, tubing and spending time with friends.

MORE HEADLINES

Miller Inspired By Rio Experience

9/2/2016

Former Gopher student-athlete and current women's assistant coach Peter Miller attended the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a fan.

`U' Alum Siegmeier Joins Gophers Staff

8/25/2016

A two-time All-American and three-time Big Ten champion, Zach Siegmeier will serve as director of operations for men's track & field and cross country.

Blankenship, Mead Shine in Olympic Finals

8/20/2016

Mead and Blankenship recorded the best Olympic finishes by Gophers since Staffan Strand finished sixth in the high jump for Sweden during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

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