Bailey Ness
Bailey  Ness

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/12/1996


02/04/2017

Strandemo Leads Gophers at Meyo Invite

Madeline Strandemo ran the second-fastest mile in program history to lead Minnesota on day two at the Meyo Invite

02/03/2017

Gophers Kick Off Meyo Invite

Minnesota competed on day one of the Meyo Invitational on the road at Notre Dame Friday night

01/21/2017

Gophers Win Third-Straight Dual Title

Minnesota won 82-80 over Wisconsin in the third-annual dual meet between the border rivals Saturday afternoon

05/13/2016

Lehman Leads B1G Heptathlon on Day One

The Gophers scored seven points in the B1G hammer throw final on Friday afternoon

04/29/2016

Gophers Earn Five Top-Three Finishes

Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday

05/15/2016

2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day Two

Photos from day two at the 2016 Big Ten Track & Field Championship. Photos by Jeremy Buss and Becky Miller.

05/14/2016

2016 Big Ten Women's Track Championship Day One

Photos from day one of the 2016 Big Ten Conference Women's Track & Field Championship. Photos by Becky Miller.

06/09/2015

Bailey Ness

Photos of track and field student athlete Bailey Ness.

Photo Gallery

2016 Season - Indoor: Competed in five races • placed fifth in the mile in a career-best 4:59.36 at the Parents Day Invite • finished eighth in the 3,000m in a career-best 10:00.42 at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran a career-best 17:19.50 in the 5,000m at the ISU Classic.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races • placed ninth in the 10,000m in a career-best 35:16.48 in Big Ten Championship debut • finished sixth in the 1,500m in a career-best 4:39.83 at the Kip Janvrin Open • ran a career-best 17:07.11 in the 5,000m at the Virginia Challenge.

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 • majoring in retail merchandising.

Ness's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 4:59.36 Parents Day Invite (2/20/16)
3,000m 10:00.42 Jack Johnson Classic (1/30/16)
5,000m 17:19.50 Iowa State Classic (2/12/16)
Ness's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:39.83 Kip Janvrin Open (4/29/16)
3,000m 10:14.06 (UA) Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)
5,000m 17:07.11 Virginia Challenge (4/2316)
10,000m 35:16.48 Big Ten Championship (5/1316)

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Set for B1G Indoor Meet

2/21/2017

Minnesota travels to Geneva, Ohio, for the 2017 Big Ten Conference Indoor Championship this week.

Gophers Win Seven Events at Home

2/18/2017

The Gophers hosted their final indoor meet of the season Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse.

Seniors Reflect on Gopher Careers

2/17/2017

The Gophers will celebrate their 2017 seniors during the Parents Day Invite on Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse.

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