2011 Sophomore Season: Competed in two meets raced the Roy Griak Invitational in 27:13.60 placed second on the team and 11th overall at the Oz Memorial 6k with 19:42.54
2010 Redshirt Freshman Season:Took seventh at the Oz Memorial race with a time of 19:25.41 finished 179th overall (27:24.5) at the Roy Griak Invite placed 20th, at the Jim Drews race running a time of 25:19.2.
2009 Freshman Season:Redshirted the season.
On the Track:Will be a redshirt freshman in 2011.
High School:A 2009 graduate of Jefferson High School high school coaches were Mark Nelsen and Jerry Amundson a two-time all-state runner in cross country placed fifth in the Minnesota Class AA Championship as a senior, seventh as a junior finished 33rd in the Foot Locker Midwest Region Championship earned all-state honors as a senior in the 1,600 meters competed at state meet three times in the 3,200 meters lettered four times in cross country and track also earned three letters in Nordic skiing.
Personal: Born Nov. 22, 1990 majoring in kinesiology-pre physical therapy parents are Brett and Barbara Paradis has an older sister Megan enjoys waterskiing.
‘U’ Alum Siegmeier Joins Gophers Staff
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
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
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.