Lexi Kiefer
Lexi  Kiefer

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Northfield, Minn.

High School:
Northfield HS

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
01/11/1997

Experience:
1 Letter


12/01/2017

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

Minnesota got an early start to the 2018 season on the road in Brookings, S.D., Friday night

05/12/2017

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

04/29/2017

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

04/12/2017

Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

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

04/08/2017

Gophers Wrap Up Sun Angel Classic

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

05/31/2016

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)

MORE HEADLINES

Ogunrinde Honored at Minnesota Sports Awards

Ogunrinde Honored at Minnesota Sports Awards

12/14/2017 - W. Track & Field

Temi Ogunrinde was named the Collegiate Athlete of the Year presented by Sports Minneapolis Wednesday night.

Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual Tickets on Sale

Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual Tickets on Sale

12/11/2017 - W. Track & Field

Fans can purchase advance tickets to the 2018 Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual beginning Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

12/1/2017 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota got an early start to the 2018 season on the road in Brookings, S.D., Friday night.

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