Mitch Hechsel
Mitch  Hechsel

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Apple Valley

Event:
Sprints


01/30/2016

‘U’ Captures Seven Titles at Home

Nick Bachinski picked up a win and a personal record in the high jump for the second week in a row.

01/09/2016

Gophers Garner Eight Titles at Northwest Open

The Gophers return to action at home next weekend with the Minnesota Open.

05/31/2015

Gophers Close Out NCAA Regional

Minnesota will send four competitors to the NCAA Track & Field Championships, June 10-13, in Eugene, Ore.

05/29/2015

Three Gophers Punch Tickets to Oregon

Goaner Deng, Gian Ferretti and Luke Johnson advanced to the NCAA championships next month in Eugene, Ore.

05/28/2015

Gophers Advance Three on Day One

Minnesota continues to compete at the 2015 NCAA Track & Field West Preliminary Round on Friday and Saturday at the University of Texas' Mike A. Myers Stadium.

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

2016 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Indoor:
Won the 600 meters at the Border Battle Duel with Wisconsin with a time of 1:18.89.

2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON

Indoor:
Season highlights include victories at the Northwest Open (setting a new meet record in the 600 meter), the Wisconsin Duel, the Snowshoe Open, and the B1G Indoor Championships (setting a best in the nation time in the 600 meter). Outdoor: Competed at the Baldy Castillo Invitational, the Stanford Invitational, the Texas Invitational, the Tom Cat Twilight (winning the 800 meter), and the Musco Twilight. 

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.

MORE HEADLINES

Ferretti Shines in Weekend Opener

2/12/2016

The Gophers thrower set a new personal record in the weight throw and now stands fifth all-time in school history.

Gophers Return to Action at ISU Classic

2/10/2016

The Iowa State Classic is the longest running track and field meet hosted by Iowa State University.

Johnson Named USATF Minnesota Athlete of the Month

2/9/2016

The senior captain won all three shot put competitions he participated in during the month of January.

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