The Maroon & Gold return to action with the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field First Round in Austin, Texas on May 25-27.
Minnesota earned runner-up performances from All-American high jumper Ryan Lockard and the distance medley relay team of Derek Wiebke, Jackson Wellenstein, Mitch Hechsel and Shane Streich on Saturday.
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program claimed a trio of titles at UW-La Crosse’s Ashton May Invitational while the Maroon & Gold continue competition at Arizona State’s Sun Angel Classic.
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program kicked off the outdoor season with nine top-10 finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.
Behind Wiebke's win in the mile and runner-up performances in the distance medley relay, the 600 meters and the 800 meters, the Maroon & Gold finished fifth with 67.5 points while Indiana won the men's team title with 112 points.
Big Ten Indoor Championships
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)
2015 Golden Bear Twilight
2016 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor Season: Won the high jump at the Northwest Open. • Took the title in the high jump at the Border Battle Duel with Wisconsin setting a new personal record with a mark of 2.14 meters (7-00.25 ft.). • For the second consecutive week, set a personal record and won the high jump, this time at the Jack Johnson Invitational with a mark of 2.15 meters (7-00.50 ft.). Outdoor: At the Baldy Castillo Invitational, won a five way jump-off to claim first place with a mark of 2.13 meters (New Personal Record, 6-11.75 ft.). • Finished fifth in the high jump with a mark of 2.07 meters at the Big Ten Championships.
2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor Season: At the 2015 Minnesota Open, finished 4th with a throw of 15.57 meters (51-1.0 ft.) • in a dual at Wisconsin, placed fourth in the shot put with a throw of 16.74 meters (54-11.25 ft.) which stands as a new personal record • at the 2015 B1G Indoor Championships, placed 23rd with a throw of 15.27 meters (50-01.25). Outdoor: Placed fourth in the discus at the Hamline Invitational with a throw of 48.46 meters (159-00) • finished fifth in the Tom Cat Twilight discus with a throw of 48.17 meters (158-00) • Placed third in the shot put at the 2015 Golden Bear Twilight with a throw of 15.42 meters (50-07.25) • at the Wisconsin Twilight, placed tenth in the discus with a throw of 52.70 meters and 7th in the shot put with a throw of 15.45 meters.
2014 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Unattached at the Hamline Invitational placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 14.02 meters (46-00.00) and sixth in the discus with a throw of 50.04 meters (164-02). • placed second unattached in the shot put at the 2014 Holst Invitational with a throw of 14.50 meters (47-07.00). • unattached at the Carelton Relays finished second in the discus with a throw of 48.26 meters (158-04). • unattached at the SMU Cardinal Open finished 9th in the shot put with a throw of 12.76 meters (41-10.50) and won the jr. discus with a throw of 53.40 meters (175-02). • won the discus unattached at the Tom Cat Twilight with a throw of 49.21 meters (161-05). • won the jr. discus unattached at the Musco Twilight with a throw of 54.98 meters (180-04). • Placed 8th unattached in the discus at the USATF Jr. Championships with a throw of 55.05 meters (180-07).
Dual Tickets on Sale Wednesday
12/12/2017 - M. Track & Field
The Gophers have won three-straight Border Battle dual titles with Wisconsin since starting the head-to-head competition back up in 2015.
'U' Prospect Khalid Hussein Earns All-America Nod
12/2/2017 - M. Track & Field
A native of Plymouth, Minn., Hussein signed his National Letter of Intent with the Gophers last month after winning the 2017 MSHSL Class AA Cross Country Championship.
Gophers Close Out SDSU Holiday Open
12/2/2017 - M. Track & Field
The Maroon & Gold posted three of the top-four heptathlon finishes over the two-day meet with newcomer Teddy Frid leading the Gophers with a runner-up finish at 4,438 points.