Bailey Ness
Bailey  Ness

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Birthdate:
06/12/1996

Experience:
1 Letter


10/23/2015

Gophers Host Jack's Twilight Run

Courtney Alama, Danielle Anderson and Taylor Mikkalson led Minnesota at Jack's Twilight Run Friday evening

10/03/2015

Castanias Leads Gophers at UW-Eau Claire

Minnesota raced at the Blugold Invitational Friday

09/22/2015

No. 26 Gophers Ready for Griak Invitational

Minnesota returns six of its top seven runners from last year's Griak Invitational

09/21/2015

26 Teams to Battle in Griak Women’s Gold Race

Host Minnesota is one of four 2014 NCAA participant teams in this year's Women's Gold Race

08/19/2015

Gophers Ready for Big Goals in 2015

Head coach Sarah Hopkins previews the 2015 cross country season

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2015 • Sophomore Season: Ran unattached at four races.

2014 • Freshman Season: Ran six races • finished as the overall runner-up at the Oz Memorial, racing unattached (22:32.7) • made her Gopher debut at the BYU Autumn Classic three-mile, finishing 16th overall and seventh on the team in 18:43.6 • finished fourth on the team at the Griak Invitational in 22:25.2 • finished sixth for the Gophers and eighth overall at the SDSU Classic 5K in 18:14.54 • led the Gophers in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, running a career-best 21:40 for 22nd place overall • finished eighth for Minnesota at the Big Ten Championships in 22:07.8 for 86th overall • named an alternate for the NCAA Midwest Regional and NCAA Championships.

High School: A 2014 graduate of East Ridge High School • 11-time letterwinner in cross country (six) and track & field (five) • two-time all-state and five-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree in cross country • finished 21st at the 2013 Minnesota Class AA state cross country championship to lead East Ridge to a state runner-up team finish • 2013 and 2011 Suburban East Conference cross country champion • two-time Minnesota Class AA state track & field championship participant in the 4x800m relay, taking 14th as a junior and fourth as a senior • three-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree in track & field • 2011 Suburban East Conference champion in the 3,200m • holds East Ridge school records in the 4K (13:58), mile (5:13), two-mile (10:57), and 4x800m relay (9:22) • placed 37th at 2013 Nike Cross Nationals in 18:15.3 • academic all-state honoree.

Personal: Born June 12, 1996 • daughter of Laura and Lloyd Ness • has one older brother, Ryan, who ran cross country and track at Minnesota State • father ran cross country and track at Minnesota from 1980-82 • major is retail merchandising.

MORE HEADLINES

Six Gophers Named Academic All-District

5/26/2016

Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.

USTFCCCA Honors Gophers for Academics

2/19/2016

Liz Berkholtz and Haley Johnson have been named 2015 USTFCCCA Division I Women's All-Academic honorees.

Ski-U-Mah Magazine: Strong Strides

2/1/2016

Liz Berkholtz hasn't just worked to become one of the nation's best distance runners; she's diligently prepared for a career as a trauma unit nurse.

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