Matthew Jergenson  
Matthew  Jergenson


Caledonia, Minn.

High School:


72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.


Gophers Head to NCAA Midwest Regional

The University of Minnesota men's cross country team returns to action this Friday at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional in Peoria, Ill.


Jergenson Leads `U' to Fall Finale Title

Minnesota has now boasted three-straight individual champions at the Fall Finale.


`U' Wins Team Title at Jim Drews Invitational

The Gophers posted 55 team points to win the UW-La Crosse's eight-kilometer race at the Ettrick Golf Club.


Gophers Finish 20th at Wisconsin

Minnesota continues the 2014 season at the 2014 Jim Drews Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18

2014 | Redshirt JuniorSeason
Competed in his first official collegiate race at the Oz Memorial• posted a 22nd overall finish with a time of 20:07.3• finished 149th in the Griak Invitational with a time of 27:01.8.·Placed 15th with a time of 25:23.68 at the Jim Drews Invitational.• Picked up his first career win at the 2014 Fall Finale with a time of 25:13.

2013 | Redshirt Sophomore Season
Did not see action during the 2013 season.

2012 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Did not see action as a redshirt freshman after suffering an injury.

2011 | Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.

High School
Graduated from Caledonia High School in 2010 • high school coach was Jimmy Westland • All-state as a senior • finished 2nd overall in the state championships as a senior • also participated in track, basketball and soccer in high school • National Honor Society.

Born on May 17, 1993 • son of Michael and Debra Jergenson • majoring in biology • has two brothers (David and Thomas) and one sister, Laura • mother played volleyball at Viterbo University • enjoys playing sports, reading, tubing and spending time with friends.

Jergenson'sCareer Bests
6K 20:07.3 2014 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)
Finish 1st 2014 Fall Finale (Nov. 7, 2014)