Lexi Kiefer
Lexi  Kiefer

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Northfield, Minn.

High School:
Northfield HS

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
01/11/1997

Experience:
1 Letter


05/13/2018

Gophers Take Home B1G Team Title

No. 10 Minnesota won the program's third outdoor and seventh overall Big Ten team title on Sunday.

05/12/2018

Gophers Remain Atop B1G Standings

Madeline Strandemo, Kiley Sabin, and Ashley Ramacher earned runner-up finishes to lead Minnesota on day two of the B1G Championship

05/11/2018

No. 10 Gophers Lead B1G Day One

Temi Ogunrinde and Nicolle Murphy won individual titles to lead the Golden Gophers on day one of the Big Ten Championship

04/28/2018

No. 10 Gophers Break Two Records

Emma Spagnola and Kiley Sabin broke Minnesota program records to lead the Gophers on day two at Louisville

02/17/2018

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history

05/31/2016

Lexi Kiefer

Photos of track & field student-athlete Lexi Kiefer

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2018 Season - Indoor: Competed in pole vault at seven meets • cleared a career-best 3.96m (12-11.75) as runner-up at the Parents Day Invite • competed in pole vault at the Big Ten Championship but did not record a mark • ended the season ranked ninth in pole vault (3.96m, 12-11.75) among all-time Gophers.

2018 Season - Outdoor: Named Academic All-Big Ten • competed in pole vault at seven meets • cleared a career-best 4.12m (13.06.25) to place third at the Big Ten Championship, recording three-consecutive outdoor PRs by clearing 4.02m and 4.07m before making 4.12m • ended the season ranked sixth in pole vault (4.12m, 13.06.25) among all-time Gophers.

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 (2018 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 3.96m, 12-11.75 (9th) Parents Day Invite (2/17/18)
Kiefer's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 4.12m, 13.06.25 (6th) Big Ten Championship (5/11/18)

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