Mitch Hechsel  
Mitch  Hechsel

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Apple Valley

Event:
Sprints


05/21/2015

Fifteen Gophers Earn NCAA Regional Bids

Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas hosts this year's NCAA West Regional.

05/17/2015

Gophers Finish Sixth at Big Ten Outdoor Meet

The Gophers return to action at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Regionals, May 28-30, in Austin, Texas.

05/02/2015

Ali Wins 3K as Gophers Grab 11 PRs

The Gophers claimed 11 personal records at Saturday's Musco Twilight.

04/25/2015

`U' Closes Drake Relays With Top-Five Finishes

Minnesota closed out the 2015 Drake Relays with a pair of top-five relay finishes on Saturday in the sprint medley relay and the distance medley relay.

04/24/2015

Gophers Continue Action at Drake Relays

Minnesota closes out the 2015 Drake Relays on Saturday.

05/17/2015

Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15

Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15

04/24/2015

2015 Drake Relays

2015 Drake Relays

Hechsel's Personal Records

2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON

Indoor:
Set a new Northwest Open record in route to a victory in the 600 meter race, clocking a time of 1:18.73. • In dual competition at Wisconsin, placed first in the 600 meter with a time of 1:19.31 en route to a border battle victory over the Badgers. • In the 4x400 relay in dual competition at Wisconsin, paced the team to a first place finish with a time of 3:15.99. • Finished 4th in the 400 meter at the 2015 Iowa State Classic with a time of 47.89 seconds. • At the same meet, helped pace the Minnesota "A" team to a 3rd place finish with a time of 3:11.12. • At the 2015 Snowshoe Open, placed 2nd in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:52.30. • Led the Minnesota "A" team to a first place finish at the 2015 Snowshoe Open in the 4x400 with a time of 3:15.47. • At the 2015 B1G Indoor Championships, won the 600 meter event with a time of 1:16.26. • That time is the best in the nation for the 600 meter event for the 2015 indoor season. • Competed in both the distance medley and the 4x400 relay at the B1G Indoor's helping his teams finish 3rd and 5th respectively. Outdoor: At the 2015 Baldy Castillo Invitational, finished 3rd in the 400 meter dash with a time of 47.55 seconds. Finished first in his heat of the 400 meter dash at the 2015 Stanford Invitational with a time of 46.69 seconds. Won his section in the 800 meters at the 2015 Stanford Invitational with a time of 1:50.43. Placed ninth in the 400 meter dash at the Texas Invitational with a time of 48.45 seconds and led the Minnesota A team to the title in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:09.23. Won the 800 meter at the Tom Cat Twilight with a time of 1:49.65. Placed 6th in the 400 meters with a time of 48.12 seconds at the Musco Twilight Invitational.

2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor:
At the 2014 Northwest Open finished 3rd in the 400 meters with a time of 50.34 seconds. Placed 8th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:21.18 at the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic. At the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational placed 23rd in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.08 seconds. At the same meet finished 9th in the 600 yards with a time of 1:12.25. At the 2014 Iowa State Classic finished 5th in the 600 yards with a time of 1:11.49. Placed 4th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:21.58 at the 2014 Snowshoe Open. At the 2014 Big Ten Championships finished 15th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:18.89. Outdoor: Placed 7th in the 400 meters with a time of 48.82 seconds at the Baldy Castillo Invitational. Finished 12th in the 400 meters at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 48.27 seconds. Won the 800 meters at the 2014 Carleton Relays with a time of 1:52.80. At the Tom Cat Twilight placed third in the 400 meters with a time of 48.82 seconds. Finished 15th in the 400 meters at the Musco Twilight with a time of 48.65 seconds. Placed third in the UW La Crosse Eagle Open in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.00. Competed in the 400 meters at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 48.74 seconds.


2013 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor-
did not compete. Outdoor: did not compete.

PERSONAL
Business and Marketing Education Major. • Hometown: Apple Valley, Minnesota. • Son of Marie and David Hechsel. • Has a brother Matt, a two time wrestling All-American at Augsburg, and a sister Stephanie. • At Apple Valley High School, was All-Conference in track and football. • All-State in the 2x400 in 2011 and 2012 • Coached by Rod Dirth and James Pipkins. • Captain of the track and basketball team at AVHS.