Grant

Gehlen

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Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eagan, Minn.
High School: Saint Louis/Cretin-Derham Hall

Bio

Personal Bests
Indoor
High Jump: 6-8 3/4 (2.05)
Outdoor
High Jump: 6-11 3/4 (2.13)

Big Ten Championships
2014 (I): HJ, 6-8 3/4 (6th)
2014 (O): HJ, 6-7 (9th)

Honors
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2015)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015)

2014 (Junior)
Indoor: Competed in six meets for Nebraska throughout the 2014 indoor season...recorded a personal-best mark of 6-8 3/4 (2.05) in the high jump at the New Mexico Invitational in a fifth-place showing...posted a season-best runner-up finish at the Nebraska Tune-Up...earned a sixth-place finish at the Big Ten Indoor Championships after tying his personal-best mark in the high jump. Outdoor: Took first at the Nebraska Invite with a personal-best high jump of 6-11 3/4 (2.13)...placed ninth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships and 29th at the NCAA West Prelims...named to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2013 (Sophomore)
Competed in five meets during the 2013 indoor season...set a season-best mark of 6-6 3/4 (2.00) in the high jump at the Nebraska Tune-Up...participated in four meets for NU during the 2013 outdoor season...posted a season-best mark of 6-7 (2.01) in the high jump at the Nebraska Quad on April 13.

Before Nebraska (Cretin-Derham Hall/Saint Louis University)
Joined the Huskers from Saint Louis University where he previously was on the men’s basketball team...was an all-state track selection as a high jumper and finished in third place in the Minnesota state meet in 2009 for Cretin-Derham Hall...was sectional champion and earned three all-conference honors...recorded a best of 6-5 in the high jump.

Personal
Born Sept. 4, 1991...parents are Paul and DJ...majoring in business administration.
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Night at the Lied - Male Athlete of the Year - Nick Percy
Night at the Lied - Male Student-Athlete of the Year - Drew Wiseman
Night at the Lied - Female Student-Athlete of the Year - Tierra Williams