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.

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