The Gophers contingency will head to the West region preliminary meet in Austin, Texas (University of Texas) with competition set for May 23-25. Qualifiers from the west regional will compete at the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships held June 5-8 in Eugene, Ore.
A day after helping the Gophers to the squad's third 4x800 meter relay title in as many years, Travis Burkstrand and Harun Abda put together a 1-2 finish in the 800 meters on Saturday in front of a sellout crowd of 14,504.
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.