Bailey Ness  
Bailey  Ness

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/12/1996


05/08/2015

Gophers Win Three Titles at Eagle Open

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

04/25/2015

Gophers Compete at Macalester Invite

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

04/21/2015

Gophers Add to 2015-16 Incoming Class

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

02/07/2015

Murgic, Dyson Lead Gophers at Meyo Invite

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

02/07/2015

Sprinters Shine at Husker Invitational

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

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 (5:18) and two mile (10:57) • 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 runs 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)