Rashawn Fountain
Rashawn  Fountain

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Eden Praire HS

Event:
Sprints


01/28/2017

Gophers Garner 10 Wins at Jack Johnson Classic

All-American alum Sean Donnelly set a new University of Minnesota Fieldhouse record in the weight throw.

01/14/2017

Gophers Claim 12 Titles in Opener

The Gophers throwers added a pair of titles in assistant coach Matt Conly first home event with the Maroon & Gold.

05/04/2016

Gophers Garner 11 Titles at St. Thomas

The University of Minnesota men's track & field program locked up 11 individual titles on Wednesday evening at St Thomas' Tommie Twilight.

04/30/2016

Gophers Add Three Top-10 Finishes at Drake

The Maroon & Gold closed out the Drake Relays on a rain-soaked day in Des Moines.

04/23/2016

Notable Performances Net Three Wins at UVA

Luca Wieland and Ryan Lockard set Virginia Challenge meet records in their respective wins.

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)

2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)

05/04/2016

Gopher Men Track at St Thomas

Minnesota at Tommie Twilight Meet

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

04/30/2015

2015 Golden Bear Twilight

2015 Golden Bear Twilight

04/24/2015

2015 Drake Relays

2015 Drake Relays

Fountain's Personal Records

2016 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Indoor:
Did not see action. Outdoor: Won the 400 meter hurdles at the Tommie Twilight with a time of 52.83 seconds.

2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON

Indoor:
Highlights include top three finishes in events at the Northwest Open, the Jack Johnson Classic, the Iowa State Classic, and the Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: Competed in meets at the Stanford Invitational, the Texas Invitational, the Drake Relays, the Golden Bear Twilight (which included a win in the 400 meter hurdles), and the Musco Twilight. 

2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor:
At the 2014 Northwest Open finished 3rd in the 600 meters with a time of 1:21.29 • at the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic placed 22nd with a time of 23.38 seconds • at the Bill Bergan Invitational placed 22nd in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.00 • at the same meet finished 7th in the 600 yards with a time of 1:11.41 • at the 2014 Iowa State Classic, finished 8th in the 600 yards with a time of 1:12.18 • finished 2nd in the 600 meters with a time of 1:20.14 at the 2014 Snowshoe Open • at the 2014 Big Ten Championships placed 17th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:18.98. Outdoor: Placed 26th at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 55.83 in the 400 meter hurdles • won the 400 meter hurdles at the Hamline Invitational with a time of 54.26 • at the 2014 Sun Angel Classic placed 5th in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 52.70 • won the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 54.27 at the Tom Cat Twilight • placed 20th at the Drake Relays in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 57.96 • at the 2014 Musco Twilight placed 12th in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 52.46.

2013 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Did not compete in 2013.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of Eden Prairie High School (Minn.) • competed for head coach Bruce Kivimaki • helped Eden Prairie to a fifth-place finish in the 4x400 at the 2012 Minnesota State High Scool Championships • boasts a personal best of 48.42 in the 400 meters • the 2012 Lake Conference champion in the 400 meters (50.04) • part of three Eden Prairie High School relay records: the 400-meter relay, the 800-meter relay and the 1,600-meter relay.

PERSONAL
Business and Marketing Education Major. Son of Raynard Daniel and Shelly Fountain. • Hometown: Detroit, attended Eden Prarie (MN) High School. • Has two younger sisters: Candise and Kylie. • Favorite Sports Memories: Winning the state football championship at the Metrodome and seeing Lolo Jones at the Outdoor National Championships in 2011. • Enjoys stock trading, golfing, fishing, and fine dining. • Coached by Bruce Kiv, Bill Terrequez and Mike Grant. • Holds the Minnesota State record for longest touchdown reception at 95 yards.

MORE HEADLINES

Minnesota Picks Up Three Wins at Stanford

Minnesota Picks Up Three Wins at Stanford

4/21/2018 - M. Track & Field

Jonathan Webb in the 400 meters, Eric Walker in the 110-meter hurdles and Ryan Lockard in the high jump represented the Gophers on the podium.

Ali Clocks Big Ten’s Top 5K of the Year

Ali Clocks Big Ten’s Top 5K of the Year

4/20/2018 - M. Track & Field

Ali ranks first in the Big Ten and 12th in the nation this year in the 5,000 meters.

Frid Kicks Off Action at Bryan Clay Invite

Frid Kicks Off Action at Bryan Clay Invite

4/20/2018 - M. Track & Field

Frid finished first in his 14-man group and ninth overall with a point total of 7,269 - a mark that now ranks eighth all-time with the Maroon & Gold.

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