Track & Field

 Michael Tasker
Michael Tasker


Centennial, Colo.

High School:
Cherokee Trail HS





Track Off to a Good Start to the Outdoor Season

Several first-place marks and personal bests highlight meet in Greeley


Men in Fourth, Women in Fifth After Day Two of MW Indoors

Personal, school records continue to drop for UW athletes


Teams to Prove Mettle at MW Indoor Championships

Wyoming looking for strong statement facing league schools


Track Teams Resume Season with Success

Indoor season continues at Holiday Inn Invitational


Postseason Begins For Wyoming Track

Mountain West Outdoor Championships start Wednesday

Indoor: Competed at the MW Championships in the 60-meter hurdles, placing eighth in the preliminaries (8.18) and sixth in the finals at 8.20 seconds ... earned fifth place in the 55-meter hurdles in 7.73 at the Power Meet ... achieved eighth in the 60-meter hurdles preliminaries (8.33) and ninth in the finals (8.39) at the Holiday Inn Invite ... finished 24th in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.44 at the Husker Invite ... came in ninth in the 60-meter hurdles preliminaries in 8.37 at the AF Team Challenge.
Outdoor: Competed in the 110-meter hurdles at the Fum McGraw Quad, placing 10th in 15 seconds ... opened the outdoor season in the 200-meter dash at the Tom Benich Invite where he earned a career-best 23.04 for 10th place ... also ran the 110-meter hurdles at the meet, finishing seventh in 15.39.

Had a strong indoor season by placing fourth in the 55-meter hurdles at the Shine Meet where he also competed in the 55-meter dash, finishing fifth ... at the MW Championships, ran the 60-meter hurdles for an eighth-place mark ... his outdoor season was highlighted by helping the 4x110 hurdles relay to a first-place finish at the AF Relays ... came in fourth in the 110-meter hurdles at the Front Range Classic before finishing the season at the MW Championships and placing 10th in the 110-meter hurdles.

Recorded four career-best marks and finished in the top 10 on nine occasions ... personal bests were in the 60-meter dash (7.28 seconds), 55-meter hurdles (7.75), 60-meter hurdles (8.22), and the 100-meter dash (11.45) ... his career best in the 60-meter hurdles came at the Indoor MW Championships, where he finished in sixth place ... competed at the MW Outdoor Championships in the 110-meter hurdles where he finished in ninth place.

Proved his worth to the Cowboys with his performances in the sprints and hurdles as a freshman ... second on the team in the 110-meter hurdles (15.10 seconds), third in the 60-meter hurdles (8.40) and third in the 200-meter dash (23.37) ... finished seventh at the MW Indoor Championships with a time of 8.43 in the 60-meter hurdles.

High School
A four-year letterman in track and field and also a three-year letterman for the football team ... was an All-State and All-Colorado selection for track as a senior ... helped team to a 2007 state championship in track and field.

Born in Aurora, Colo. ... majoring in sociology.

Tasker's Bests...
55m dash - 6.62 (2012)
55m hurdles - 7.70 (2012)
60m dash - 7.22 (2012)
60m hurdles - 8.16 (2012)(No. 3 UW all-time mark)
200m dash - 23.37 (2010)

100m dash - 11.45 (2011)
110m hurdles - 14.64 (2012)(No. 9 UW all-time mark)
200m dash - 23.04 (2013)

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