Nick Bachinski picked up a win and a personal record in the high jump for the second week in a row.
Minnesota also put itself in contention for a title in the heptathlon as Ben Holcomb leads the field through four events with 2,708 points.
The Gophers return to action at home next weekend with the Minnesota Open.
The Gophers continue the Big Ten meet, including the final five events of the decathlon, on Saturday with the action concluding on Sunday.
Luca Wieland finished second in the decathlon with 7,528 points - the most by a Gopher since All-American Jack Szmanda set the school record in 2012.
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.
Gophers Pace Shot Put at Bethel
True freshman Johnathan Tharaldsen qualified for the USA Track & Field Junior Championship with his personal record on Saturday.
Black History Month: Keita Cline
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we feature Keita Cline (Track & Field).
Gophers national champion Luca Wieland is profiled in the newest edition of Ski-U-Mah.