Matthew Jergenson
Matthew  Jergenson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Caledonia, Minn.

High School:
Caledonia


11/05/2015

Fall Finale Next Up on Schedule

The Gophers will send a small contingency of runners to Collegeville, Minn.

10/29/2015

Gophers Head to Big Ten Championships

Northwestern hosts this year's conference meet at the Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course.

07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

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

11/13/2014

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.

11/07/2014

Jergenson Leads `U' to Fall Finale Title

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

GOPHERS CAREER
Four career meets • one career win (2014 Fall Finale) • letter winner (2014) • Academic All-Big Ten (2014).

2014 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (FINAL SEASON)

Competed in four meets for the Gophers and helped Minnesota to team wins at the Jim Drews Invitational and the Fall Finale • factored into the team's scoring in three meets • closed out the season with his first career win at the Fall Finale, finishing with a time of 25:13 • his Fall Finale win gave Minnesota its third-straight individual title at the meet, following Aaron Bartnik in 2013 and Blayne Dulian in 2012 • made his oollegiate debut at the Oz Memorial and posted a 22nd overall finish (21st among attached runners) 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  earned first letter • Academic All-Big Ten.

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.

PERSONAL
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's Career Bests
6K 20:07.3 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)
8K 25:13 Fall Finale (Nov. 14, 2014)
Finish 1st Fall Finale (Nov. 7, 2014)

MORE HEADLINES

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.

'U' Heads to NCAA Midwest Regional

'U' Heads to NCAA Midwest Regional

11/8/2017 - M. Cross Country

The Gophers return all five scorers from last year's Midwest Regional squad as the Maroon & Gold finished seventh with a total of 205 points.

Lucas Claims Fall Finale Title

Lucas Claims Fall Finale Title

11/3/2017 - M. Cross Country

Lucas’ title continues a stretch of success for the Maroon & Gold in Collegeville dating back to David Van Orsdel’s Fall Final title in 2006.

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