Bailey Ness
Bailey  Ness

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Woodbury, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Birthdate:
06/12/1996

Experience:
1 Letter


08/24/2016

Gophers Ready for 2016 Campaign

Head coach Sarah Hopkins shares her outlook for the 2016 cross country season

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

05/26/2015

Bailey Ness

Photo gallery for women's cross country student-athlete Bailey Ness.

11/06/2014

2014 Big Ten WXC Championship

Photos from the 2014 Big Ten Cross Country Championship hosted by the University of Iowa. Photos by Walt Middleton.

Photo Gallery

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

Gophers Ready for 2016 Campaign

8/24/2016

Head coach Sarah Hopkins shares her outlook for the 2016 cross country season.

Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members

8/23/2016

Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.

Griak Feature: Martin Smith

8/23/2016

Martin Smith is one of eight Roy Griak Invitational Hall of Fame inductees who will be honored at this year's meet.

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