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.
Wieland's 4,284 points in the decathlon lead the Big Ten field through five events.
The University of Minnesota men's track & field program locked up 11 individual titles on Wednesday evening at St Thomas' Tommie Twilight.
Goaner Deng, Gian Ferretti and Ryan Lockard were named Second Team All-Big Ten honorees for the Maroon & Gold.
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day 1)
Minnesota at Tommie Twilight Meet
2015 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor: Represented the Maroon and Gold with top five finishes at the Northwest Open, the Wisconson Duel, and the Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: Competed at the Badly Castillo Invitational, the Stanford Invitational, the Texas Invitational, the Tom Cat Twilight, the Drake Relays and the Musco Twilight.
2014 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: Finished 9th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.77 seconds at the 2014 Northwest Open • placed 17th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of Jack Johnson Classic • at the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational placed 23rd in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.39 seconds • placed 2nd in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.34 seconds at the 2014 Gene Glader Classic • finished 13th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.45 seconds at the 2014 Iowa State Classic • placed 3rd in the Snowshoe Open with a time 8.39 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles. Outdoor: At the Baldy Castillo Invitational placed 8th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.91 seconds • at the 2014 Stanford Invitational placed 31st in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.12 seconds • won the Holst Invitational 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.73 seconds and finished second in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 57.12 seconds • won the 110 meter hurdles at the Hamline Invitational with a time of 14.79 seconds and placed third in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 57.83 seconds • finished second in the 110 meter hurdles at the Carleton Relays with a time of 14.58 seconds • won the Tom Cat Twilight 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.54 seconds and finished second in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 56.80 seconds • placed 8th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.74 seconds at the Musco Twilight • took second at the UW La Crosse Eagle Open in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.70 seconds.
Pre-Dental Major. • Hometown: Germantown, Wisconsin. • Son of Amy and Randy Holcomb. • Has a brother, Nick. • Father played football at UNI, grandfather played for the Detroit Lions. • Favorite Sports Memory: winning state in the hurdles. • Enjoys snowboarding and water sports. • Was All-Conference as a junior and senior and All-State as a senior.
‘U’ Alum Siegmeier Joins Gophers Staff
A two-time All-American and three-time Big Ten champion, Zach Siegmeier will serve as director of operations for men's track & field and cross country.
Blankenship, Mead Shine in Olympic Finals
Mead and Blankenship recorded the best Olympic finishes by Gophers since Staffan Strand finished sixth in the high jump for Sweden during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
Blankenship Punches Ticket to Olympic Final
Ben Blankenship (1,500) and Hassan Mead (5,000) will run in Olympic finals on Saturday night.