Bailey Ness  
Bailey  Ness

RS Freshman

Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS




Gophers Win Three Titles at Eagle Open

Taylor Mikkalson, Katie Murgic and Lyndsey Thorpe won events to lead the Gophers Friday


Gophers Compete at Macalester Invite

Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday


Gophers Add to 2015-16 Incoming Class

Minnesota is pleased to add 11 more student-athletes to its incoming class


Murgic, Dyson Lead Gophers at Meyo Invite

Minnesota wrapped up action at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational Saturday


Sprinters Shine at Husker Invitational

The Gophers ran the second-fastest indoor 4x400-meter relay in program history

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2015 Season: Competed unattached during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2014 graduate of East Ridge High School • 11-time letterwinner in cross country (six) and track & field (five) • two-time all-state and five-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree in cross country • finished 21st at the 2013 Minnesota Class AA state cross country championship to lead East Ridge to a state runner-up team finish • 2013 and 2011 Suburban East Conference cross country champion • two-time Minnesota Class AA state track & field championship participant in the 4x800m relay, taking 14th as a junior and fourth as a senior • three-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree in track & field • 2011 Suburban East Conference champion in the 3,200m • holds East Ridge school records in the 4K (13:58), mile (5:13), two-mile (10:57), and 4x800m relay (9:22) • placed 37th at 2013 Nike Cross Nationals in 18:15.3 • academic all-state honoree.

Personal: Born June 12, 1996 • daughter of Laura and Lloyd Ness • has one older brother, Ryan, who ran cross country and track at Minnesota State • father ran cross country and track at Minnesota from 1980-82 • undecided on a major.

Ness's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:04.38 (UA) Jack Johnson Classic(1/30/15)
3,000m 10:04.41 (UA) Minnesota Open (1/17/15)
Ness's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:41.22 (UA) Tommie Twilight (4/29/15)
3,000m 10:14.06 (UA) Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)
5,000m 17:20.43 (UA) UW-La Crosse Eagle Open (5/8/15)