Through four events, Jacob Buller is in third with 2,785 points while Ben Holcomb is in fifth with 2,582 points and John Uchytil is in sixth with 2,446 points.
The Gophers throwers added a pair of titles in assistant coach Matt Conly first home event with the Maroon & Gold.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 283 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.
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.
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.
'U' Heads to Texas for NCAA Regional
The three-day meet starts on Thursday, May 25 and runs through Saturday, May 27 at Texas' Mike A. Myers Stadium.
Griak Golf/Bike Event Set for June 26
This year’s event will kick off with both the golf and bike events starting at 1 p.m. followed by a social hour at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m.