Bailey Ness  
Bailey Ness

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Birthdate:
06/12/1996


11/18/2014

Gophers Poised for NCAA Championship

Minnesota will race at the national championship meet this Saturday

11/12/2014

Hopkins Previews Midwest Regional

Head coach Sarah Hopkins breaks down the Gophers' roster and strategy

11/10/2014

No. 20 Gophers Head to NCAA Regional

Minnesota looks to secure its 10th-straight NCAA Championship berth this Friday

11/02/2014

Five Gophers Run Career Bests at B1G Meet

Minnesota placed fifth in the team standings behind two top-20 individual finishes

10/28/2014

Championship Season to Begin Sunday

No. 20 Minnesota travels to Iowa City, Iowa, for the Big Ten Championships this weekend

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 (5:18) and two-mile (10:57) • 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 runs cross country and track at Minnesota State • father ran cross country and track at Minnesota from 1980-82 • undecided on a major.