Macauley Spandl
Macauley Spandl


Moorhead, Minn.

High School:
Moorhead HS

Pole Vault


Abda and Pachuta Both Have Huge Day for Gophers

Both hit NCAA Automatic Quailfying times in the 800m


Abda and Pachuta Set New Records as Gophers Win Jack Johnson Classic

Harun Abda set a new 600m record and David Pachuta set a new 800m record today


Minnesota Leads First Day of Jack Johnson

Cameron Boy won the 200-meter dash to help give the Gophers an early lead in the Jack Johnson

2013 Season- Indoor: Did not compete.Outdoor: Did not compete.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in a total of six events for the indoor season • finished 15th in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships with a vault of 15-11 3/4 • finished third in the pole vault at the Snowshoe Open (16-5 3/4, 5.01m) • placed third in the heptathlon at the Jack Johnson Classic with a mark of 4,737 • placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Northwest Open (8.90). Outdoor: Did not compete.

2011 Season: Redshirted the Indoor and Outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Moorhead High School • high school coaches were Tony Spandl, Lindsey Bucholtz, and Dennis Nelson • 2010 Minnesota Class 2A state pole vault champion • set state pole vault record at 15-8 and section record at 15-5 • named Minnesota Gatorade Athlete of the Year • also lettered in soccer.

Personal: Born April 7, 1992 • intends to major in kinesiology • son of Tony Spandl and Karen Peterson • has older siblings, Jacenta and Brock • brother, Brock, also pole vaulted for the Gophers • sister, Jacinta, was a multi-event competitor for the Gophers (2003-07) • enjoys hunting, fishing, and soccer.


Edelen Named to USATF Hall of Fame


Leonard "Buddy" Edelen became the first man to run a marathon faster than two hours and 15 minutes in 1963.

New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Colvin Preparing for Life after Athletics


This past summer, track and cross country student-athlete Eric Colvin interned with former Gopher gymnast Michael Paulus.

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