Meanwhile at the Hamline Invitational, the Gophers picked up four titles from unattached freshmen.
The Gophers closed out the 2017 home slate on Friday night with the Snowshoe Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.
A native of Minneapolis, Minn., Ali entered the meet having set a Gophers record to win the Twin Cities 5K earlier this year (14:47) and also picked up an individual title at the Fall Finale.
Hamza Ali, Alec Basten and Nick Rink will compete in the men's junior eight-kilometer race on Saturday, Feb. 4 at Rivers Edge Golf Course.
The Gophers throwers added a pair of titles in assistant coach Matt Conly first home event with the Maroon & Gold.
A 2016 graduate of Green Bay Southwest High School • the 2015 Fox River Classic Conference cross country champion and the 2015 WIAA Division I state runner-up • a first team all-state selection by the Wisconsin Cross Country Coaches Association • the 2015 Press-Gazette Media's boys cross country runner of the year • holds the Green Bay Southwest school cross country record (15:48.03) • also won Fox River Classic Conference titles in the 1,600 meters and the 3,200 meters as a senior in 2016 • competed for Jerry Feldhausen • began competing in cross country as a senior after previously playing football.
A native of Green Bay, Wis.
Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday
The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.
Gophers Remember Steve Hoag
Hoag was a team captain, an All-American and a Big Ten champion for the Maroon & Gold, competing in cross country and track.
Mead Set for IAAF World Championships
The men's 10,000 meters is scheduled for 3:20 p.m. CT on Friday, Aug. 4 at London Stadium.