23 student-athletes to compete
Looking for first title since 2010
Hassan Mead and Pieter Gagnon to run the 10k at the Payton Jordan at Stanford
Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend
Gophers to compete at Stanford and Hamline Invitationals
Scott Berggren is in his third season as a volunteer assistant coach working with the Golden Gopher high jumpers. Berggren coached Matt Fisher to the 2009 indoor Big Ten title. Berggren was a four-time letterwinner and a team captain for the Gopher track team. He earned a degree in 2003 in public parks and recreation and has worked with the city of Crystal, Minnesota, as its recreation supervisor since 2004. Berggren spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Hamline University working on Lynden Reder's Piper coaching staff.
Blankenship Joins Mead on Olympic Team
A native of Stillwater, Minn., Blankenship took third in the 1,500 meter final at Hayward Field, clocking a 3:36.18.
Mead Punches Olympic Ticket
The Minneapolis, Minn., native ran a 13:35.70 at Hayward Field to earn his first bid to the Olympics.
Blankenship Paces Semis at Olympic Trials
The Stillwater, Minn., native led the field with a time of 3:44.24 in Friday's semifinals.