Gophers basketball player/high jumper Wally Ellenson

David Joles, Star Tribune

Minnesota Scene: Gophers' Ellenson wins Pan-Am gold

  • August 25, 2013 - 11:35 PM

Wally Ellenson, basketball player and track athlete for the Gophers, won a gold medal in the high jump Sunday at the Pan American Junior Games in Medellin, Colombia.

Ellenson took the top spot with a jump of 7 feet, 0½ inches. That’s the same height he cleared when he finished second at the USA Junior Outdoor championships and qualified for the Pan Am Junior Games.

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