Just nine points separated the top four teams on Saturday at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights.
GOPHERS CAREER Three career races. 2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON Competed in three races for the Gophers and helped the team to a pair of wins • factored into the team's score in one meet • opened the season at the UC Riverside Invitational and helped the Gophers to a team title • set a new personal eight-kilometer record at the California meet with a time of 24:41.9, finishing 16th • finished 88th in the Griak Invitational with a time of 26:21.2 · finished 23rd with a time of 25:43.82 at the Jim Drews Invitational.
2013 | FRESHMAN SEASON Redshirted the 2013 cross country season • ran as an unattached competitor at the Oz Memorial, the Griak Invitational and the Fall Finale • opened the season with a 15th-place finish at the Oz Memorial and a time of 19:58.7 • came in 74th at the Griak Invitational, clocking a time of 25:31.2 • finished sixth at the Fall Finale to close out the season, crossing the finish line at 25:57.
HIGH SCHOOL A 2012 graduate of Stillwater Area High School • won the 2012 Minnesota Class 2AA state title as an individual and helped Stillwater to back-to-back state titles in his junior and senior seasons of cross country • posted a winning time of 15:21.00 at the 2012 state meet • earned a total seven individual titles in 2012 including top honors at the 2012 Suburban East Conference Championships and the 2012 Minnesota Section 4AA Championships • also helped the Ponies track & field program to state titles in 2012 and 2010 • ran for coach Scott Christensen • high school teammate of current Gopher Eric Colvin • earned a total of 11 athletic letters as a prep (four in cross country, four in track, three in wrestling) • served as team captain for cross country, track & field and wrestling.
PERSONAL Born on Sept. 7, 1994 • son of Tony and Jennifer Hall • plans to major in sport management.