Tess Keyzers
Tess  Keyzers

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Little Chute, Wis.

High School:
Little Chute HS

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
07/31/1998


05/03/2018

Gophers Hand Out 2018 Awards

The Minnesota women's track & field team held its 2018 season banquet earlier this week

05/02/2018

Gophers Win 13 Titles

No. 10 Minnesota took home 13 events titles at the local Tommie Twilight on Wednesday evening

04/24/2018

No. 10 Gophers Back in Action

Minnesota will once again split the team at multiple competitions this week in the team's final tune-up before the Big Ten Championship

04/12/2018

Gophers Win Two Titles at Hamline

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed at the Hamline Women's Twilight Wednesday night

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

PRONUNCIATION:

2018 Season – Indoor: Competed unattached with seven appearances in shot put and six in weight throw.

2018 Season – Outdoor: Competed unattached at three meets.

High School: A 2017 graduate of Little Chute High School where she competed for coaches James Brooks and Jeremy Reider • three-sport athlete who earned four letters in track & field and basketball and three in volleyball • five-time all-state honoree, winning three-straight state titles in the shot put and collecting nine top-10 state meet finishes • 12-time WIAA Division 2 State Track & Field Championship qualifier with three appearances each in the shot put, 4x100m relay, and 4x200m relay, two appearances in the discus, and one in the 4x400m relay • led Little Chute to a seventh-place team finish at the 2017 WIAA Division 2 State Championship, winning her third-straight shot put title and placing third in the discus and fourth in the 4x200m relay along with taking 16th in the 4x100m relay • back-to-back-to-back state champion in the shot put as a sophomore, junior, and senior • placed 17th in the discus at the state meet as a junior before improving to third place as a senior • took eighth at the state meet in both the 4x200m and 4x400m relays as a sophomore • placed ninth at the state meet in both the 4x100m and 4x200m relays as a freshman • three-year regional and sectional champion in the shot put and 2017 sectional champion in the discus • four-year all-conference honoree, earning 11 awards in five different events including four first-team all-conference nods in shot put • seven-time conference champion, winning four-straight North Eastern Conference titles in the shot put, two titles in the 4x100m relay, and one in the 4x200m relay • four-year Team MVP • set Wisconsin state record in the shot put • named 2017 North Eastern Wisconsin High school Sports Female Athlete of the Year, 2017 North Eastern Conference Field Athlete of the Year, and 2017 Post Crescent Track & Field Athlete of the Year • holds Little Chute school records in shot put, 4x100m relay, 4x200m relay, and 4x400m relay • won shot put and placed fourth in discus to earn Field Athlete of the Meet honors at 2017 Senior Spotlight Meet • owns high school personal-best marks of 49-03.25 in shot put and 132-04 in discus.

Personal: Born July 31, 1998 • daughter of Dan and Karen Keyzers • has two siblings, Tanner and Max • intends to study kinesiology • brothers Tanner and Max both play football at Michigan Tech • earned academic high honors every semester of high school and graduated fifth in her class • a standout volleyball and basketball player in high school who earned three all-conference awards in basketball and two all-conference awards in volleyball • served as volleyball captain and named basketball MVP, academic all-star, and all-star team player.

Keyzers's Indoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Shot Put 14.50m, 47-07.00 (UA) Minnesota Open (1/6/18)
Weight Throw 18.73m, 61-05.50 (UA) UST Opener (1/12/18)
Keyzers's Outdoor Career Bests (2018 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Shot Put 14.17m, 46-06.00 (UA) Tommie Twilight (5/2/18)
Hammer Throw 45.38m, 148-11 (UA) Hamline Twilight (4/11/18)

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Four Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods

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6/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

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