Sam Kettenhofen  
Sam Kettenhofen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Appleton, Wis.

High School:
North HS

Position:
Hurdles


03/21/2014

Gophers Open Outdoor Season in Tempe

Arizona State hosts the two-day meet at the Sun Angel Stadium.

02/21/2014

Gophers Host Snowshoe Open

Junior Mark Jennings owns the Snowshoe Open shot put record at 17.65 meters (57-11 ft.) after winning the event last season.

01/30/2014

Gophers Head to Iowa State

The No. 15 Minnesota men's indoor track & field team returns to action this weekend with the fifth-annual Bill Bergan Invitational in Ames, Iowa.

01/23/2014

Jack Johnson Invitational Preview

The Gophers won 11 individual titles as well as the team title at the event last season.

01/16/2014

Northwest Open Kicks off 2014

Field events are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. CT with running events to follow at 12:30 p.m.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in a total of five events for the indoor season • leaped 22-7 3/4 in the long jump at the Big Ten Championships • finished second at the Jack Johnson Classic with a leap of 23-8 (7.21m) • also finished second at the Snowshoe Open • placed third at the Holiday Inn Invitational (22-8) • placed fourth at the Bill Bergan Invite. Outdoor: Competed in a total of 11 events • NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the 4x100-meter relay • ran the fourth leg for the 4x100m relay team that finished fifth at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 40.73 • finished 13th in the long jump with a jump of 23-5 1/4 • won the long jump and finished second in the 100 meters (11.16) at the Bolstorff Twilight • placed third in the long jump at the Golden Bear Twilight (23-6 3/4) • placed second at the Tom Cat Twilight • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season - Indoor: Big Ten Championships competitor in long jump • won the Minnesota Open. Outdoor: Competed in three events.

2010 Season -Indoor: Competed in three meets. Outdoor: Competed in four meets • placed fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (56.48) at the Macalester Twilight Meet • won the long jump at the Hamline Unsaintly Meet with a season-best leap of 22-0 3/4.

2009 Season:
Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School:
A 2008 graduate of Appleton North High School • high school coaches were Rob Salem and Kevin Deeming • team finished fourth in 2008 Wisconsin Division 1 state meet • 2007 Fox Valley Association 300-meter hurles champion • top times were 15.2 in 110-meter hurdles and 39.06 in 300-meter hurdles • best of 21-6 in the long jump and 45-6 in the triple jump • four-time letterwinner in track, twice in basketball and football.

Personal:
Born May 25, 1989 • undecided on a major • son of Tim and Lynn Kettenhofen • has a younger brother Jake • hobbies include fishing.