The Maroon & Gold will compete in nine events at the regional while decathlete Luca Wieland has already punched his ticket to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, June 7-10, in Eugene, Ore.
Minnesota featured 11 individual scorers at the Big Ten meet -- six of those scorers contributed in multiple events.
Minnesota will close out the conference competition, held at Penn State’s Nittany Lion Outdoor Track, on Sunday.
The Maroon & Gold continue the 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday and Sunday at Penn State's Nittany Lion Outdoor Track.
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.
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day Three)
2016 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Outdoor: Won the 4x400 relay at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 3:07.54.
2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: Recorded victories at the Northwest Open (setting a lifetime best in the 60 meter), the Wisconsin Duel, and the Jack Johnson Classic. Outdoor: Competed in the Baldy Castillo Invitational, the Stanford Invitational, the Texas Invitational, and the UW La Crosse Eagle Invitational.
2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Northwest Open took home the title in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.23 seconds • at the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic placed 29th in the 60 meter while competing unattached with a time of 7.17 seconds • at the same event won the 200 meter dash unattached with a time of 22.06 seconds • at the Snowshoe Open, competed unattached in the 60 meter and placed first with a time of 6.94 seconds • at the same event, finished first while competing unattached in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.02 seconds. Outdoor: Finished 4th in the 200 meters with a time of 21.69 seconds at the Baldy Castillo Invitational • at the Stanford Invitational finished tied for fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 21.65 seconds • won the Tom Cat Twilight in the 200 meters with a time of 21.52 seconds • placed 6th in the Musco Twilight in the 200 meters with a time of 22.01 seconds • finished 11th in the 100 meter dash at the Musco Twilight with a time of 11 seconds • won the 200 meters with a time of 21.70 seconds at the UW La Crosse Eagle Open • competed at the 2014 Big Ten Championships in the 200 meters and finished with a time of 21.81 seconds.
2013 | REDSHIRT SEASON
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Kinesiology Major. • Hometown: Peshtigo, Wisconsin. • Son of Mary and Mark Neumann. • Has a brother, Ross, and a sister, Claire. • Relatives Tim and Mark Neumann wrestled at Nebraska. • Uncle Tom Neumann played football at Wisconsin and for the New England Patriots. • Uncle Bob Neumann ran track at Marquette. • Favorite sports memory was winning the 100 meter dash as a junior in high school. • Enjoys playing volleyball and water sports. • Coached by Jim Stillman and Rick Neumann. • All-State in 2012 for Cross Country. • Played club track for the Green Bay Mercury.
Three Gophers Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships
Mitch Hechsel and Nate Roese both clocked personal records in the 800 meters and Obsa Ali added a sixth-place finish in the 3,000 meter steeplechase to qualify for the 2017 NCAA Outdoor...
Three Gophers Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals
Mitch Hechsel and Nate Roese advanced in the 800 meters while Derek Wiebke moved on in the 1,500 meters.
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.