Kenny Schofield
Kenny Schofield


Cotton, Minn.

High School:
Cotton HS



Jack Johnson Invitational Preview

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


Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals


Gophers Pick Up Team Title at Macalester, Kick Off Drake Relays

The Minnesota men's outdoor track and field team scored 99 points in a winning effort at the 2013 Macalester/Bolstorff Twilight on Thursday night. The Gophers earned four individual titles for the program's second-straight team title at the meet.


Gopher Multi-Eventers Open Competition in California

The No. 24 Minnesota men's outdoor track and field team kicked off competition early this week with a pair of Gopher multi-eventers in competition at the Mt. SAC Relays/California Invite.


Minnesota Earns Two Titles in Day One of Jack Johnson Invitational

Cameron Boy (200-meter dash) and Sam Kettenhofen (long jump) picked up titles for the No. 8 Gophers.

2013 Season- Indoor: Ran 60m hurdles at the Snoewhoe Open finishing 17th (8.97)• finished third in the high jump at the Snowshoe Open with a height of 21-07 1/2 (6.59)• Took ninth in high jump at the Bill Bergan Invitational with a mark of 21-01 1/4 (6.43m). Outdoor: Competed in high jump at Hamline Invitational finishing seventh with a height of 6-02.00 (1.88m)• saw 12th place finish at Hamline Unsaintly and Hamiline Invite competing in pole vault• took 10th in the decathlon at the California Invite finishing with 6371 points• competed in the decathalon at the Big Ten Championships where he took 12th and finished with 6,685 points.

2012 Season - Indoor: Scored a mark of 4,821 in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships • also competed in the heptathlon at the Bill Bergan Invite, scoring 4,902 points. Outdoor: Competed in a total of 12 events for the outdoor season • finished 13th in the decathlon at the Big Ten Championships, setting the 10th-best mark in school history with 6,988 points • also finished 13th at the Mt. SAC Relays with a score of 6,448 • finished second in the long jump at the Drake Alternate • placed fourth in the long jump at the Golden Bear Twilight the Bolstorff Twilight • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Indoor:competed in the long jump at the Bethel Invitational and placed first (22-3 ½)• competed in the long jump at the at the Iowa State Classic and jumped (21-9 ½)•competed in the long jump at the Snowshoe Open and placed fifth (21-7 ½ ) • competed in the Big Ten Championship and jumped 21-2 feet•competed in the Jack Johnson Classic in the long jump and jumped 21-0 ½ feetOutdoor:competed in the Big Ten Championship in the long jump and jumped 22-5 feet•competed in the long jump at the California Invitational and jumped 22-4 ¼ feet•competed in the Musco Twilight in the long jump and finished in seventh place (22-0 ¾) •competed in the St. Thomas Quad in the long jump and finished in third (21-4 ¼ ) •competed in the Baldy Castillo Invitational in the long jump and jumped 20-11 ¼ feet•competed the UWRF Falcon Invitational in the long jump and placed ninth (20-11 ¼ ).

2010 Season - Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Cotton High School • Brad Matuszak • two-time Minnesota Class A triple jump champion • won titles as a sophomore and senior, runner-up as a junior • 2009 state runner-up in the long jump • high school bests of 21-5 in the long jump and 46-0 in the triple jump • scored over 2,000 points in basketball career • also lettered in football • a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born June 28, 1990 • intends to major in sociology • parents are Brad and Jill Schofield • has siblings Rachel and Derek • Rachel played collegiate volleyball at UW-Superior • enjoys hunting, fishing and water sports.


Miller Inspired By Rio Experience


Former Gopher student-athlete and current women's assistant coach Peter Miller attended the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a fan.

`U' Alum Siegmeier Joins Gophers Staff


A two-time All-American and three-time Big Ten champion, Zach Siegmeier will serve as director of operations for men's track & field and cross country.

Blankenship, Mead Shine in Olympic Finals


Mead and Blankenship recorded the best Olympic finishes by Gophers since Staffan Strand finished sixth in the high jump for Sweden during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

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