Men's Track - 2017 Roster

NamePos.Yr.Hometown (High School)
ajaluwa andrewAjaluwa, AndrewJumps4RS SOMinneapolis, Minn. (DeLaSalle HS)
ali obsaAli, ObsaDistance4RS SORichfield, Minn. (Richfield HS)
bachinski nickBachinski, NickHigh Jump8RS SRLakeville, Minn. (Lakeville South HS)
baker matthewBaker, MatthewMulti-Events3SOShoreview, Minn. (Mounds View HS)
bjerk bryanBjerk, BryanThrows6RS JRGrand Forks, N.D. (Red River HS)
buller jacobBuller, JacobJumps3SO
carlson samCarlson, SamDistance4RS SOBemidji, Minn. (Bemidji HS)
charles jordanCharles, JordanJumps/Sprints6RS JRApple Valley, Minn. (Apple Valley HS)
coleman quintonColeman, QuintonSprints7SRDuluth, Minn. (Duluth East HS)
colvin ericColvin, EricDistance6RS JRStillwater, Minn. (Stillwater Area HS)
duerr joeyDuerr, JoeyDistance3SOChaska, Minn. (Chaska HS)
ferlic evanFerlic, EvanDistance3SORoseville, Minn. (Mounds Park Academy)
ferretti gianFerretti, GianThrows7SRCapannoli, Italy (Liceo Scientifico A. Pesenti)
fountain rashawnFountain, RashawnSprints8RS SRDetroit, Mich. (Eden Praire HS)
hall waydeHall, WaydeDistance6RS JRStillwater, Minn. (Stillwater Area HS)
harold glenHarold, GlenPole Vault5JRElm Grove, Wis. (Brookfield East HS)
hechsel mitchHechsel, MitchSprints8RS SRApple Valley, Minn. (Apple Valley)
holcomb benHolcomb, BenHurdles/Multi-Events7SRGermantown, Wis. (Germantown HS)
houston sammieHouston, SammieJumps3SOEden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie HS)
johnson jonathanJohnson, JonathanJumps3SOChamplin, Minn. (Champlin Park HS)
kelner alexKelner, AlexSprints3SOMounds View, Minn. (Irondale HS)
lawrence charlieLawrence, CharlieDistance6RS JRFoley, Minn. (Foley HS)
lockard ryanLockard, RyanJumps6RS JRApple Valley, Minn. (Eastview HS)
macon rileyMacon, RileyDistance8RS SRRochester, Minn. (Mayo HS)
marita johnMarita, JohnThrows3SOMequon, Wis. (Homestead HS)
neumann bradNeumann, BradSprints6RS JRPeshtigo, Wis. (Peshtigo HS)
olson connorOlson, ConnorDistance3SOMaple Grove, Minn. (Wayzata HS)
riedy macRiedy, MacThrows6RS JRWaukesha, Wis. (Kettle Moraine HS)
roese nateRoese, NateSprints8RS SRWoodbury, Minn. (East Ridge HS)
rosen matthewRosen, MatthewMid-Distance4RS SOBloomington, Minn. (Bloomington Jefferson HS)
rousemiller connorRousemiller, ConnorThrows3SOLakeville, Minn. (Lakeville South HS)
stelter viktorStelter, ViktorDiscus8RS SREdgar, Wis (Edgar HS)
streich shaneStreich, ShaneDistance3SOJanesville, Minn. (Waseca HS)
tappe tylerTappe, TylerPole Vault5JRPequot Lakes, Minn. (Pequot Lakes HS)
tharaldsen jonathanTharaldsen, JonathanThrows3SOBismarck, N.D. (Bismarck HS)
thomson stevenThomson, StevenThrows3SOLino Lakes, Minn. (Centennial HS)
tracy joshTracy, JoshMid-Distance3SOSt. Michael, Minn. (St. Michael Albertville HS)
travis jamesTravis, JamesJumps4RS SONaperville, Ill. (Waubonsie Valley HS)
uchytil johnUchytil, JohnHurdles/Pole Vault3SOHudson, Wis. (Hudson HS)
walker ericWalker, EricHurdles3SOChicago, Ill. (St. Rita HS)
webb jonathanWebb, JonathanSprints3SOWoodbury, Minn. (Minnehaha Academy)
welch mattWelch, MattDistance6RS JRDuluth, Minn. (Proctor HS)
wellenstein jackWellenstein, JackSprints3SOMadison, Wis. (Madison West HS)
wiebke derekWiebke, DerekMid-Distance6RS JRKasson, Minn. (Kasson-Mantorville HS)
wieland lucaWieland, LucaMulti-Events7SRSaarbrucken, Germany (Gymnasium Rotenbuhl Saarbrucken)

Steve Plasencia - Director of Men's Track & Field/Cross Country
Paul Thornton - Assistant Coach
Matt Conly - Assistant Coach
Zach Siegmeier - Director of Operations
Kevin Netzer - Assistant Coach
Steve White - Assistant Coach


Edelen Named to USATF Hall of Fame


Leonard "Buddy" Edelen became the first man to run a marathon faster than two hours and 15 minutes in 1963.

New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Colvin Preparing for Life after Athletics


This past summer, track and cross country student-athlete Eric Colvin interned with former Gopher gymnast Michael Paulus.

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