Lexi Kiefer
Lexi  Kiefer

RS Sophomore

Northfield, Minn.

High School:
Northfield HS

Pole Vault


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Gophers Lead B1G Day One

Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one


Wiebke Breaks High Jump Record

Taylor Wiebke set a new program record in the high jump to lead the Gophers at the Longhorn Invitational Saturday


Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening


Gophers Wrap Up Sun Angel Classic

Kimberly Golding won the 100m hurdles to lead the Gophers on day two at the Sun Angel Classic


Field Events Open Arizona State

Day one of the Sun Angel Classic includes hammer throw and pole vault for the Gophers in Tempe, Ariz.


Lexi Kiefer

Photos of track & field student-athlete Lexi Kiefer


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2017 Season - Indoor: Competed in pole vault at seven meets • cleared a season-best 3.86m (12-08.00) as runner-up at the Parents Day Invite and moved into 10th among all-time Gophers • tied for 13th (3.80m, 12-05.50) at the Big Ten Championship.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • competed in pole vault at seven meets • cleared a career-best 4.00m (13-01.50) at the Longhorn Invite and ended the season tied for eighth among all-time Gophers • tied for ninth (3.73m, 12-02.75) at the Big Ten Championship.

2016 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached in pole vault at five meets, including clearing a career-best 3.90m (12-09.50) at the Jack Johnson Classic.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached in pole vault at two meets.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Northfield High School where she competed for coaches Karl Viesselman, Jerry Larson and Troy Cohrs • a three-sport student-athlete at Northfield, a state meet participant in diving and gymnastics in addition to track & field • three-time all-conference and two-time all-state honoree • named 2014 All-American by USATF Junior Olympics • began vaulting as a sophomore with the Raiders and owns a high school personal best of 13-1.75 (4.00m) • won the Brit's Pub Vault during summer 2014 • state runner-up at the 2014 and 2015 Minnesota Class AA State Championships • Northfield school record holder in pole vault • national runner-up at the 2014 USATF Junior Olympics national meet with a vault of 12-9.50 (3.90m).

Personal: Born January 11, 1997 • daughter of Carolyn and Mike Kiefer • has one older sister, Ariel • intends to major in kinesiology • enjoys painting and do-it-yourself room decor • National Honor Society member.

Kiefer's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 3.80m, 12-05.50 (10th) Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)
Kiefer's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 4.00m, 13-01.50 (T-8th) Longhorn Invite (4/29/17)


Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday


The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.

Freshman Friday: Molly Roach


Get to know Gophers rookie Molly Roach, a mid-distance runner from Bloomington, Minn.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Elyse Prescott


Sophomore Elyse Prescott checks in before the Gophers travel to the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational this week.

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