Taylor Wiebke
Taylor  Wiebke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mantorville, Minn.

High School:
Kasson-Mantorville HS

Event:
High Jump

Birthdate:
06/02/1997

Experience:
2 Letters


06/24/2017

Gophers Wrap Up USATF Championships

Ashley Ramacher, Taylor Wiebke, and alum Jamie Cheever competed on days two and three of the USATF Outdoor Junior and Senior Championships

06/20/2017

Gophers Head to USATF Championships

Three current Gophers and four University of Minnesota alumnae are set to compete in Sacramento, Calif., this week

06/12/2017

Duo Named All-Americans

The USTFCCCA handed out the 2017 All-American awards following the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship

06/10/2017

Strandemo Earns Top-10 Finish in NCAA Debut

Madeline Strandemo placed ninth in the 3,000m steeplechase in her first NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship appearance Saturday

06/08/2017

Strandemo Advances to NCAA Final

Madeline Strandemo earned her place in Saturday's 3,000m steeplechase NCAA final on Thursday night in Eugene, Ore.

06/12/2017

2017 NCAA Outdoor Championship Day Two

Photos of the Gopher women's track & field team on day two of the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship.

05/31/2016

Taylor Wiebke

Photos of track & field student-athlete Taylor Wiebke

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2017 Season - Indoor: Competed in high jump at six meets • cleared an indoor career-best 1.79m (5-10.50) to place third at the Big Ten Championship and move into a tie for second among all-time Gopher high jumpers • won high jump at the Minnesota Open and Parents Day Invite • never placed lower than third.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in high jump at seven meets • NCAA Championship qualifier, tying for 21st in her NCAA debut (1.73m, 5-08.00) • tied for seventh at the NCAA West Prelim to advance to the NCAA Championship, clearing 1.79m (5-10.50) on her third attempt to punch her ticket to the NCAA Championship • tied for seventh (1.70m, 5-07.00) at the Big Ten Championship • cleared a career-best 1.85m (6-00.75) to win high jump at the Longhorn Invite and break Minnesota’s outdoor program record • won high jump at three meets • qualified for the USATF Senior Championships but did not clear the opening height of 1.80m (5-10.75).

2016 Season - Indoor: Competed in high jump at five meets • placed sixth in high jump at the Big Ten Championship with a collegiate-best mark of 1.78m (5-10.00) • finished the season tied for third among all-time indoor Gopher high jumpers.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Named USTFCCCA All-Academic team honoree • competed in high jump at five meets • cleared an outdoor career-best 1.71m (5-07.25) twice, first to tie for eighth at the Virginia Challenge and again to tie for 11th at the Big Ten Championship.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Kasson-Mantorville High School where she competed for coaches Eric Myran, Pete Wyttenbach, and Travis Robertson • three-sport athlete at Kasson-Mantorville who lettered in track & field, basketball, and volleyball • all-state honoree in 2014 • four-time All-Hiawatha Valley League honoree • three-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship qualifier in high jump, placing fifth as a freshman and second as a sophomore before winning the state title as a junior (5-9) • Hiawatha Valley League champion in high jump as a junior and senior • holds Kasson-Mantorville school records in high jump (5-11) and long jump (18-0.50) • set the MSHSL record in the high jump (5-11) at the true team state meet as a junior • named Rochester Athlete of the Year finalist and Minnesota MileSplit Athlete of the Year nominee • tied for ninth in high jump at the 2015 USATF Junior National Championships.

Personal: Born June 2, 1997 • daughter of Dale Wiebke and Vicki Wiebke • has an older brother, Derek, and a younger sister, Tiana • brother Derek is a member of the Gopher men’s track & field and cross country teams • father Dale played basketball at Winona State • high school teammates with current Gopher Taylor Mikkalson • Journalism major • enjoys listening to music and going to concerts, traveling, animals, spending time with family and friends, and trying new things • high honors student in high school.

Wiebke's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
High Jump 1.79m, 5-10.50 (AT-T2nd) Big Ten Championship (2/25/17)
Wiebke's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
High Jump 1.85m, 6-00.75 (AT-1st) Longhorn Invite (4/29/17)

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