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Seth Wiedel
Position: Jumps
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Hebron, Neb.
High School: Thayer Central
Experience: High School
Personal Bests
Indoor
200m, 22.09
Long Jump, 24-11 1/4 (7.60)
Triple Jump, 47-6 1/2 (14.49)
Outdoor
200m, 22.15
Long Jump, 24-0 1/4 (7.32), 24-5 3/4 (7.46)w
Triple Jump, 48-8 (14.63)

Big Ten Championships
2014 (I): LJ, 24-7 1/4 (2nd); TJ, 47-6 1/2 (11th)
2014 (O): LJ, 23-11 3/4 (5th)
2013 (O): LJ, 23-8 1/4 (8th); TJ, 48-8 (9th)
2012 (I): LJ, 24-7 (4th)

Honors
2014 Indoor Second-Team All-Big Ten

Big 12 Championships
2011 (I): LJ, 23-10 (9th)
 
Academics
2013-14 Nebraska Male Student-Athlete of the Year
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2013)
Academic All-Big Ten (2012, 2013, 2014)
Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2013)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2012, 2013; Spring 2012, 2013, 2014)
Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll: 2011 
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2011, 2013)
 
2014 (Senior/Junior)
Seth Wiedel battled to a runner-up showing at the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Championships in the long jump with a season-best tying mark of 24-7 ¼ (7.50)… recorded a personal-best leap of 48-10 ¼ (14.89) in the triple jump at the New Mexico Invitational on his way to a third place finish… claimed the top spot at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a mark of 24-5 ¾ (7.46) in the long jump… posted a season-best in the long jump of 24-7 ¼ (7.50) at the Tyson Invitational… also finished 11th in the triple jump at the league meet.

2013 (Junior/Sophomore)

Wiedel earned an eighth-place finish at the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the long jump with a leap of 23-8 1/4 (7.08)... set a personal-best mark of 48-8 (14.63) in the triple jump at the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships to finish in ninth place on May 12... posted a season-best time of 22.28 in the 200 meters at the Holiday Inn Invitational... recorded a season-best long jump of 23-3 1/2 (7.10) at the Nebraska Tune-Up... notched a personal-best triple jump of 45-10 3/4 (13.99) at the NWU Invite on Jan. 18...participated in seven meets during the 2013 outdoor season...set an outdoor long jump personal-best 24-0 1/4 (7.39) for third place at the Nebraska Quad on April 13...garnered top honors in the long jump at the Crimson Tide Invite with a mark of 23-4 (7.01)... named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar after earning academic All-Big Ten honors... claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters.

2012 (Sophomore/Freshman)
Wiedel competed in six meets during the indoor season... set a season-best long jump of 24-9 3/4 (7.56) at the Tyson Invitational on Feb. 10... finished fourth in the long jump at the 2012 Big Ten Indoor Championships, posting a mark of 24-7 (7.49)... recorded a personal-best time of 22.09 in the 200 meters at the Mark Colligan Memorial... notched an outdoor season-best jump of 23-0 1/2 (7.02) at the K.T. Woodman Classic on April 14... was an academic All-Big Ten selection... earned spots on the fall 2011 and spring 2012 Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

2011 (Freshman/Redshirt)
Wiedel completed his inaugural season as a Husker with a ninth-place showing at the 2011 Big 12 Indoor Championships on a 23-10 long jump... posted a personal-best 24-11 1/4 in the long jump at the Texas A&M Challenge... redshirted during the outdoor season.

Before Nebraska (Thayer Central)
Wiedel completed his prep career at Thayer Central High School in Hebron, Neb., as a three-time Class C state champion in triple jump and a two-time champion in the long jump... capped his career by breaking a 40-year-old record at the 2010 state meet... broke the state and meet record with a long jump of 23-8 1/2, which reset Bill Williams’ 1970 record of 23-1 1/4... placed 10th in the long jump (20-1) and 11th in the triple jump (42-0 3/4) as a freshman in 2007... returned as a sophomore with a winning jump of 45-7 in the triple jump and a runner-up leap of 21-10 1/2 in the long jump... defended his state title in the triple jump as a junior with a clearance of 45-11 1/4, won his first long jump title with a leap of 22-9 and added a second-place finish in the 200 meters (22.66)... successfully swept the horizontal jumps for the second straight year in 2010 with leaps of 23-8 1/2 and 45-1 1/4, while he added a second-place finish in the 200 (22.19) and third-place finish in the 100 (11.01).

Personal
Parents are Kurk and Kris Wiedel... born Sept. 9, 1991... major is business administration.
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