Joe McFarland  
Joe McFarland


Hartland, Wis.

High School:
Arrowhead HS



149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons


Gopher Seniors Closing Out Their Journey on The Track

Senior class was part of five Big Ten Championships


DMR Breaks School Record at Drake Relays

Second straight DMR title for Minnesota at Drake


Travis Burkstrand Wins 800 Meter at Mt. Sac Relays

Minnesota will compete at both Mt. Sac and Iowa Musco on Saturday


Gophers Set For a Full Weekend of Action

Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend

Career Highlights
NCAA Midwest Region Championship competitor in the 800 meters in 2009.

2012 Season - Indoor: Won the 800 meters at the Snowshoe Open with a time of 1:53.58 • also competed in the 800m at the Bill Bergan Invite (1:52.62) • finished third in the 1,000m at the Holiday Inn Invitational with a time of 2:30.10 • ran the third leg on the distance medley relay team that finished second at the Holiday Inn Invitational (10:03.83). Outdoor: Competed in a total of six events for the outdoor season • anchored the 1,600-meter sprint medley relay team that ran the sixth-fastest time in school history at the Drake Relays (3:23.69) • finished fifth in the 800m at the Golden Bear Twilight with a time of 1:52.34 • placed sixth in the 1,500m at the Hamline Invite (3:54.10) • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season Indoor:competed in the mile run at the Northwest Open and placed first (4:18.57)Outdoor:competed in the 1,500 meters at the St. Thomas Quad and placed fifth (3:59.04)

2010 Season
: Ran in five meets • placed sixth in the 800 meters (1:52.72) at the Big Ten Championships • clocked a season-best time of 1;51.12 in the 800m at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Competed in five meets • competed in the 800 meters at the Big Ten meet • top 800m time was 1:50.42 at the Peyton Jordan Cardinal Invitational • an Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned second varsity letter.

2009 Season - Indoor: Competed in six meets • clocked top time of 1:54.06 in 800 meters at Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: An NCAA Midwest Region Championships competitor in the 800 meters • ran a time of 1:51.47 in prelim • placed sixth in Big Ten meet in the 800m (1:51.44) • clocked a season-best time of 1:50.26 at the Minnesota Open • Academic All-Big Ten • varsity letterwinner.

2008 Season:
Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Cross Country:
A two-year member of the team • ran in two meets in 2008..

High School:
A 2007 graduate Arrowhead High School • coach was Mike Mulrooney • a three-time all-state honoree, twice in track and field and once for cross country • placed third in the 800 meters at the Division I state meet • member of the sprint medley relay that finished third at the Nike Outdoor Nationals • lettered four times in cross country and track & field.

Born February 21, 1989 • mechanical engineering major • parents are Tom and Madonna McFarland • has a twin brother, Tim, and older brother Mike, ran for the Gophers • enjoys watching movies, playing frisbee, and riding rollercoasters.