Steve Sulkin
Steve Sulkin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elmhurst, Ill.

High School:
York HS

Position:
Distance


05/18/2014

Gophers Close Out B1G Championships

Minnesota totaled 44 points over the three-day event at Purdue's Rankin Track & Field including several top-10 performances on Sunday in the meet finale.

05/03/2014

Siegmeier, Ferretti Pick Up Titles in Iowa

Minnesota closes out the weekend on Sunday with All-American Jon Simons competing in the 5,000 meters at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational in Stanford, Calif.

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.

05/29/2013

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

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

05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

2013 Season- Indoor: Ran the mile at the Jack Johnson Classic finishing 10th with a time of 4:18.79• competed in the 3,000 meters at the Bill Bergan Invitational finishing seventh with a time of 8:19.97• also finished seventh at the Snowshoe Open (8:40.54). Outdoor: Did not compete.

2012 Season: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season- Indoor:competed in the 800 meter run in the Minnesota Open and placed sixth (2:00.50)·competed in the mile run at the Snowshoe Open and placed sixth (4:14.27)·competed in the mile run at the Minnesota Open and finished with a time of 4:25.04. Outdoor:competed in the St. Thomas Quad in the 1,500 meters and placed first (3:53.58)·ran at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in the 1,500 meters and placed sixth (3:57.61)·ran at the Jim Click Shootout in the 1,500 meters placed tenth (3:58.73)·competed at Musco Twilight in the 5,000 meters and placed first (14:39.69)·competed in the TomCat Open in the 5,000 meters and placed fourth (14:53.85)

2010 Season- Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Cross Country -
Competed in five meets as a redshirt freshman in 2010.

High School: A 2009 graduate of York High School • high school coaches were Joe Newton and Stan Reddol • the Illinois 2009 Gatorade Runner of the Year • a three-time all-state runner in cross country • the Illinois Class 3A state runner-up as a senior (14:19) • placed fifth as a junior and 15th as a sophomore • team won state title in 2006, runner-up in 2007 and 2008 • placed 23rd in the 2008 Foot Locker National Championship • led York to state team track title in 2009 • state champion in the 3,200 meters (9:03.91) and third in 1,600 meters (4:13.35) as a senior • state runner-up in the 3,200 meters as a junior • ran high school bests of 9:01 in the 3,200m and 4:08 in 1,600m • earned three varsity letters in both cross country and track.

Personal: Born May 6, 1991 • intends to major in math • parents are Jim and Meg Sulkin • has an older brother Mark, who runs at Loras College (Iowa), and a younger sister Julie.

MORE HEADLINES

‘U’ Alum Siegmeier Joins Gophers Staff

8/25/2016

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

8/20/2016

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.

Blankenship Punches Ticket to Olympic Final

8/18/2016

Ben Blankenship (1,500) and Hassan Mead (5,000) will run in Olympic finals on Saturday night.

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