Bjerk Finishes Eighth at U.S. Juniors
Bryan Bjerk

July 7, 2014

Full Results

EUGENE, Ore. (GopherSports.com) -- Bryan Bjerk of the University of Minnesota men's track & field program finished eighth in the discus at the 2014 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships over the weekend. 

Throwing as an unattached competitor at Oregon's Hayward Field, Bjerk cleared a new personal record with his throw of 55.05 meters (180.07 ft.). 

The mark bests the Grand Forks, N.D., native's previous record of 54.98 meters (180-04 ft.) set earlier this season in a winning effort at the Musco Twilight on May 5. 

Kord Ferguson won the discus competition this weekend with a toss of 61.28 meters (201-00 ft.). 

###


 

 

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Head to B1G Indoor Meet

2/22/2017

The two-day event begins on Friday, Feb. 24 and culminates on Saturday, Feb. 25.

Gophers DMR Shines at Notre Dame

2/18/2017

Saturday’s performance ranks third in program history behind a 9:29.22 in 2013 and a 9:29.70 in 2011.

Gophers Claim 10 Titles at Snowshoe Open

2/17/2017

The Gophers closed out the 2017 home slate on Friday night with the Snowshoe Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics