Erik Truedson
Erik  Truedson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bemidji, Minn.

High School:
Bemidji

Experience:
SQ


09/07/2012

Gophers Finish Fourth in Season Opener

Gophers Finish Fourth in Season Opener

11/21/2011

Gopher Men Finish 16th at NCAA Championships

Hassan Mead becomes first four-time All-American for Minnesota in cross country history

11/21/2011

Gopher Men Finish 16th at NCAA Championships

Hassan Mead takes 34th and earns his fourth All-American accolade

11/18/2011

Minnesota Set for NCAA Championships

Race begins at 11:08 am on Monday

11/12/2011

Mead Wins Midwest Regional

Gophers take fourth place

2011 Sophomore Season: Competed in six meets • ran with the 16th-place Gophers at the NCAA Championships (32:35) • raced in the Gophers' sixth position with a time of 32:53.85 as Minnesota earned fourth place at the Midwest Regional Cross Country Championships • clocked Minnesota's fifth-best time (24:53) at the Big Ten Championships to aid the Gophers' third-place showing • ran 24:59 at the Wisconsin Adidas 8K, fifth-best for Minnesota • raced the Roy Griak Invitational as the Gophers' number-five runner, running 25:05.9 • earned fourth place on the team and overall running 19:33 at the Hornet Jamboree 4-mile

2010 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Competed in four races during the season • ran at the BYU Autumn 4M Race and finished 15th overall, with a time of 21:07.3 • finished 89th overall (25:49.0) at the Roy Griak • crossed the line in 111th place (25:09.2) at the Pre-NCAA 8K Race • competed at the Big Ten championships and took 52nd overall with a time of 24:58.4 • earned his second letter.

2009 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the season

On the Track: Will be a redshirt freshman in 2011.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Bemidji High School • high school coach was Ryan Aylesworth • earned all-state honors in both cross country and track as a senior • placed 21st at the 2008 Minnesota Class AA Cross Country Championships, 46th as a junior • finished fifth in the 3,200 meters (9:24.18) at state track meet • notched an eighth-place showing in the 5,000 meters (15:18) at the 2009 Nike Indoor Nationals • four-time letterwinner in cross country and track.

Personal: Born Feb. 5, 1991 • intends to major in engineering or computer science • parents are John and Stacy Truedson • has two sisters Kim and Jenna • hobbies include drawing and reading.

MORE HEADLINES

B1G Recognizes 95 Gophers For Academics

B1G Recognizes 95 Gophers For Academics

12/6/2017 - M. Cross Country

Ninety-five University of Minnesota student-athletes have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors, announced Wednesday by the conference office.

'U' Prospect Khalid Hussein Earns All-America Nod

'U' Prospect Khalid Hussein Earns All-America Nod

12/2/2017 - M. Cross Country

A native of Plymouth, Minn., Hussein signed his National Letter of Intent with the Gophers last month after winning the 2017 MSHSL Class AA Cross Country Championship.

Ali Breaks School 10K Record at NCAA Regional

Ali Breaks School 10K Record at NCAA Regional

11/10/2017 - M. Cross Country

Ali finished the 10-kilometer race at the ISU Cross Country Course in 29:23.06, besting Plasencia's 29:26.0 from the 1976 NCAA Championships.

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