Danny Schiller  
Danny Schiller

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mequon, Wis.

High School:
Homestead HS

Position:
High Jump


05/29/2014

Siegmeier Punches Ticket to NCAA Championships

The senior from Lakewood, Ill., tied for sixth in the first round of competition at the 2014 NCAA West Prelims, clearing 5.36 meters (17-07 ft.).

05/28/2014

NCAA West Prelims Preview

The Gophers list 16 team members competing in individual events at the regional meet as well as the 4x400 meter relay team.

05/22/2014

Nineteen Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelims

Four returning outdoor All-Americans will lead the charge for Minnesota with two-time honoree Jacob Capek attempting to capture his third career accolade in the 4x400 meter relay.

04/22/2014

Gophers Pick Up 14 Wins at St. Thomas

Minnesota finished 1-2-3 in four events on Monday night - the 400 meter run, the 5,000 meter run, the high jump and the shot put.

04/19/2014

Gophers Get Top Performances Over Weekend

The University of Minnesota men's outdoor track & field team picked up seven titles at the Carleton Relays on Saturday at Laird Stadium.

2013 Season- Indoor: Took first in high jump at the Northwest Open with a mark of 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) and the Jack Johnson Classic with jump of 6-09 (2.06m)• Finished 12th at the Big Ten Championships with a leap of 6-09 (2.06m)• Finished seventh in high jump at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Finished second at the Tom Cat Invitational in high jump with a mark of 6-11.75 (2.13m)• ran at NCAA Regional prelims with a mark of 6-09.50 (2.11m)• finished eighth at the Iowa Musco Invitational with a hight of 6-07.12 (2.01m)• USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree• Academic All-Big Ten.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in six events for the indoor season • leaped 6-7 1/2 in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 15th • placed second at the Brooks Classic with a season-best jump of 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) • finished third at the Snowshoe Open with a height of 6-8 3/4 (2.05m). Outdoor: Competed in a total of six events for the outdoor season • jumped 6-7 in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships • won the high jump at the Tom Cat Twilight with a height of 6-8 3/4 • placed second at the Golden Bear Twilight with a season-best jump of 6-9 (2.06m) • placed fifth at the Stanford Invite • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Homestead High School • high school coaches were Dan Benson and Todd Brawner • part the 2010 Wisconsin Division 1 state championship-winning team • placed fifth in the 2010 state meet in high jump with a leap of 6-4 • all-state honoree in 2009 (6-7) and 2008 (6-6) with third and second place finishes, respectively • three-time North Shore Conference champion in high jump • also 2010 North Shore champion in long jump • holds indoor and outdoor school high jump records with jumps of 6-10 • also a letterwinner in basketball.

Personal: Born April 21, 1992 • intends to major in engineering • son of Diane Duwel and Jeff Schiller • has an older sister, Katie.