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Brandon Mortensen
Brandon  Mortensen

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Hartland, Wis.

High School:
Arrowhead High School

Height:
6-3

Event:
Multi-Events

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Redshirt Sophomore/Redshirt Sophomore

At Wisconsin
2015 Outdoor:
Finished 11th in the decathlon at the Big Ten Championship (5/15-17) with a score of 6,977 and event marks of (10.99 / 7.35m / 12.76m / 1.96m / 51.84 / 15.18 / 38.12 / 4.25m / 42.27m / 5:20.58) ... Tied for first place in the high jump with a clearance of 6-6 (1.98m) and finished ninth in the pole vault with a clearance of 14-10 1/4 (4.63m) at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/8) ... At the Musco Twilight (5/2), set a personal record in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.99 and finished eighth in high jump clearing 6-5 (1.96m)

2015 Indoor:
At the Big Ten Championship (2/27-28) competed in the heptathlon where he set personal records in the 60 meters (7.14) and shot put (39-11 1/4 (12.17m)) ... placed 11th in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.33 and finished 17th in pole vault clearing 14-5 1/2 (4.41m) at the ISU Classic (2/13-14) ... finished 28th in the preliminary round of the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.37 and placed 18th in long jump with a leap of 22-10 (6.96m) at the Armory Track Invitational (1/30-31) ... at the Wisconsin vs. Minnesota Dual (1/24), finished third and set a personal record in high jump clearing 6-7 (2.01m)

2014 Indoor:
At the Red a White Open (2/21), competing unattached, finished third in the high jump with a personal-best leap of 6-6 1/4 (1.99m) ... at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25), competing unattached, won the long jump with a personal-best leap of 23-11 1/2 (7.30m) ... also competed in the 60-meter hurdles, finishing second in the preliminary round in a personal-record time of 8.00 and placing fifth in the final round in 8.10 ... In his Badgers debut, competing unattached, won the long jump with a leap of 23-5 1/4 (7.14m) at the Badger Indoor Open (1/17)

2014 Outdoor:
In his first-career decathlon, competing unattached, finished eighth with 6,328 points at the Georgia Bulldog Decathlon (4/10-11) ... at the Rex Foster Invitational (4/6), finished second in the 100 meters in 10.94 (wa) and helped his team earn a runner-up finish in the 4x100 relay in 42.04 ... Placed 14th in the preliminary round of the 100 meters in 11.31 and was part of the 4x100 relay team that finished second (42.00), the winning 4x200 relay team (1:28.24) and the winning sprint medley relay team (3:32.64) at the Walt Disney World Open (3/21)

Prior to Wisconsin: Placed fifth in the heptathlon and seventh in the 60-meter hurdles as a true freshman at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track a Field Championships... was an all conference performer in the decathlon at the MVC Outdoor Championships, and was named to the MVC Honor Roll... earned honors for the 2013 USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team.

High School: Set the school record in the 4X100 meter relay in 2012 ... placed second overall in the 4X100 meter relay at the state competition in 2012 ... helped his team to conference titles in indoor and outdoor track and field all four years of high school ... helped his team to a second place finish at state his junior year

Personal: Parents are Steve and Lynn Mortensen ... has a brother, Justin ... major is sociology.

Why Wisconsin? "I chose Wisconsin because of its excellence both athletically and academically."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Hurdles 8.00 1-25-14 100 Meters 10.82 wa 4-10/11-14
High Jump 6-7 (2.01m) 1-24-15 400 Meters 51.84 5-15-15
Long Jump 23-11 1/2 (7.30m) 1-25-14 1500 Meters 5:11.78 4-10/11-14
Pole Vault 14-5 1/2 (4.41m) 2-13-15 110 Hurdles 14.99 5-2-15
High Jump 6-7 (2.01m) 4-10/11-14
Pole Vault 14-10 1/4 (4.63m) 5-8-15
Long Jump 24-1 1/2 (7.35m) 5-15-15
Shot Put 41-10 1/2 (12.76m) 5-15-15
Discus 125-0 (38.12m) 5-16-15
Javelin 146-8 (44.70m) 4-10/11-14
Multi-Events
Decathlon 6,977 5-15/16-15
(10.99 / 7.35m / 12.76m / 1.96m / 51.84 / 15.18 / 38.12 / 4.25m / 42.27m / 5:20.58)

At the Big Ten Championship
2015 - Outdoor
Decathlon: 11th - 6,977 (10.99 / 7.35m / 12.76m / 1.96m / 51.84 / 15.18 / 38.12 / 4.25m / 42.27m / 5:20.58)

2015 - Indoor
Heptathlon: DNF

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