Minnesota continues to compete at the 2015 NCAA Track & Field West Preliminary Round on Friday and Saturday at the University of Texas' Mike A. Myers Stadium.
Fifteen Gophers will be in NCAA regional action this weekend at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.
Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas hosts this year's NCAA West Regional.
The Gophers return to action at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Regionals, May 28-30, in Austin, Texas.
The Gophers combined for 38 points through the first two days of competition, trailing meet-leading Nebraska by just six points.
2015 Drake Relays
Johnson's Personal Records
2015 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor: Season highlights included a victories at the Wisconsin Duel and at the Snowshoe Open. Placed eighth at the B1G Indoor Championships in the 800 meter. Outdoor: Won the 800 meter at the Baldy Castillo Invitational and turned in third place finishes in the 800 at the Stanford Invitational and the Musco Twilight.
2014 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Northwest Open competed unattached in the 600 meters and placed 1st with a time of 1:20.65 • finished first in the 800 meters at the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic with a time of 1:54.63 while competing unattached • at the 2014 Iowa State Classic finished 3rd in the 600 yards with a time of 1:11.35 • at the 2014 Big Ten Championship finished 12th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:18.70. Outdoor: Finished 27th in the 800 meters at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 1:51.78 • at the 2014 Sun Angel Classic placed 9th in the 800 meters with a time of 1:51.92 • placed second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.13 at the Drake Relays • at the 2014 Musco Twilight finished third in the 800 meters with a time of 1:50.48. Finished 6th with a time of 48.65 seconds in the 400 meters at the UW La Crosse Eagle Open. Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 800 meters and finished with a time of 1:51.39.
Business Major. • Hometown: Brookfield, Wisconsin. • High School: Brookfield East. • Son of Kim Snowden and Jeff Johnson. • Has six siblings: Ashley, Zac, Quincy, Preston, Cullen, and Vaughn. • Favorite sports memory was anchoring his high school's 4x400 team to a victory and helping his school to a thrid straight team title. • Coached by Mr. Bucheger and Mr. Steiner. • All-Conference all four years in high school. • All-State final three years in high school. • two-time runner up at the Midwest Distance Festival. Competed in the 800 meters at the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle, WA. • Qualified twice for USA Junior Nationals.
Miller Inspired By Rio Experience
Former Gopher student-athlete and current women's assistant coach Peter Miller attended the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a fan.
`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.