Representing the Maroon & Gold are Sean Donnelly (hammer throw), Mitch Hechsel (800 meters) and the 4x400 meter relay squad of Goaner Deng, Brad Neumann, Nate Roese and Jack Wellenstein.
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Maroon & Gold totaled 72 points over the three-day meet.
Wieland's 4,284 points in the decathlon lead the Big Ten field through five events.
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day Three)
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day 1)
2016 Drake Relays (Day One)
Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15
Zutz's Personal Records
2015 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Indoor: Competed in the Wisconson Duel (finishing second in the 3000 meter), the Iowa State Classic, and the B1G Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Competed in the Hamline Invitational, the Musco Twilight - placing second in the 3000 meters, and the Big Ten Championships.
2014 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic finished 9th in the 1 mile run with a time of 4:15.69 • in the 3000 meters placed 5th with a time of 8:18.40 at the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational • at the 2014 Washington Huskies Classic finished 12th in the 5000 meters with a time of 14:30.82 • took home the title in the 5000 meters with a time of 14:33.31 at the 2014 Snowshoe Open • placed 19th in the 5000 meters at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 14:31.89. Outdoor: Placed 7th at the Hamline Invitational in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:59.59 • at the 2014 Musco Twilight placed 10th in the 1500 meter with a time of 3:56.79 • took 13th in the 10,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 29:59.14 • placed 18th in the 10,000 meters at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 30:21.89.
2013 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: Ran the mile at the Snowshoe Open finishing eighth (4:15.89) • took ninth in the mile at the Jack Johnson Classic finishing with a time of 4:18.22 • ran the 3,000 meters at the Big Ten Championships finishing 23rd (8:31.35)• finished eighth at the Bill Bergan Invitational in the 3,000m with a time of 8:20.39 • ran the 60m hurdles at the Iowa State Classic finishing 11th (8:21). Outdoor: Competed in the 5000 meters at the Stanford Invitational finishing 18th with a time of 14:41.81• finished the 1500m in third at the Hamline Unsaintly (3:58.16)• took fourth at the Tom Cat Invitational• finished 16th with a time of 3:58.00 in the Baldy Castillo• Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Graduated from St. Francis High School in 2011 • high school coaches were Becki Hanson and Andy Forbort • Competed at State Meet in 1600m and 3200m all four years • Academic All State • All-State both junior and senior years in both 1600m and 3200m •holds School Records in 4x800 (8:12), 1600 (4:16), and 3200m (9:16) • team captain for the track team in both junior and senior years• Cross Country State Champion senior year
Born on April 20, 1993 • son of Greg Zutz and Betsy Rock-Zutz • majoring in engineering • has one sister, Maria • enjoys camping, eating, being outdoors and spending time with friends/family.
Three Gophers Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships
Mitch Hechsel and Nate Roese both clocked personal records in the 800 meters and Obsa Ali added a sixth-place finish in the 3,000 meter steeplechase to qualify for the 2017 NCAA Outdoor...
Three Gophers Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals
Mitch Hechsel and Nate Roese advanced in the 800 meters while Derek Wiebke moved on in the 1,500 meters.
Three Gophers Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District
Luca Wieland earned Academic All-District accolades for the third year in a row while Madeline Strandemo and Derek Wiebke picked up their first career honors.