Brad Woodford
Brad  Woodford

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Waukesha, Wis.

High School:
Waukesha South


12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

11/06/2015

Olson Gives U Fourth-Straight Fall Finale Title

The Gophers posted the top six overall finishes in the eight-kilometer race.

10/17/2015

`U' Runs at Pre-Nats, Repeats as Jim Drews Champs

The Gophers hit five new personal records for eight-kilometer courses on Saturday between the two meets.

10/03/2015

Eric Colvin Picks Up TC 5K Title

The Gophers listed six of the top-10 finishers in Saturday's TC 5K including champion Eric Colvin.

09/11/2015

Gophers Finish Second at Oz Memorial

Minnesota recorded a pair of top-five finishes and three top-10 finishes on the night, totaling 39 points as a team .

09/29/2015

Brad Woodford Photo Gallery

Brad Woodford Photo Gallery

GOPHERS CAREER
• 10 career races 
• Three top-10 finishes

2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Ran in three races for the Gophers • closed out the season with a fourth-place showing at the Fall Finale, running 25:25 • opened the year with a 25th-place performance at the Oz Memorial, finishing in 20:13.6 • helped the Maroon & Gold repeat as team champions at the Jim Drews Invitational, coming in 10th at 25:13.18.

2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON

Ran in four races for the Gophers • factored into the team's scoring in two meets and helped the Gophers win the Jim Drews Invitational  opened the season at the Oz Memorial with a 14th-place finish • his Oz time of 19:45.3 marked a new personal six-kilometer record • finished 98th in the Griak Invitational with a time of 26:26.9 • posted a ninth-place finish at the Jim Drews Invitational with a time of 25:06.32 -- a personal eight-kilometer record • finished 80th overall at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 25:32.5.

2013 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirted the 2013 cross country season • ran as an unattached competitor at the Oz Memorial, the Griak Invitational and the Fall Finale • finished 20th at the Oz Memorial with a time of 20:20.8 • came in 112th at the Griak Invitational with a mark of 25:51.3 • closed out the season with a third-place finish at the Fall Finale, crossing the finish line at 25:11.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of Waukesha South High School • finished his prep career with back-to-back top-10 finishes at the Wisconsin state meet • posted a 10th-place finish at the 2012 Wisconsin State Cross Country Championships as a senior and finished sixth at the meet as a junior • posted top-10 finishes in each of the six races he competed in as a senior • won the Matt Hadler Invitational as a senior • also competed in track • ran for head cross country coach Darrell Gramdorf and head track & field coach Ken Sumbry at Waukesha South.


Woodford's Career Bests
8K 25:06.32 2014 Jim Drews Invitational (Oct. 18, 2014)
6K 19:45.3 2014 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)
Finish 3rd (UA) 2013 Fall Finale (Nov. 8, 2013)

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.

Griak Feature: Martin Smith

8/23/2016

Martin Smith is one of eight Roy Griak Invitational Hall of Fame inductees who will be honored at this year's meet.

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.

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