Minnesota will compete at the Musco Twilight, the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational and Hamline's Meet of the UnSaintly.
The No. 15 Minnesota men's indoor track & field team returns to action this weekend with the fifth-annual Bill Bergan Invitational in Ames, Iowa.
Former Gophers All-American Chris Rombough is in his second season as the volunteer assistant coach for the Golden Gopher men's cross country and men's track and field teams.
Rombough completed a successful Minnesota running career as a six-time All-American. He was the first three-time NCAA cross country All-American in Minnesota history and added three national citations in indoor track.
On the track, Rombough won the 2008 Big Ten title in the 10,000 meters and helped the Gophers to four team titles indoor/outdoor during the 2009 and 2010 seasons.Rombough also helped the Gophers to the Big Ten cross country title in 2006 after capturing the individual title and earning honors as the 2006 Big Ten Cross Country Athlete of the Year.
A native of Fremont, Wis., Rombough graduated from Minnesota in May of 2010 with a coaching/communication studies major.
Gophers Head West for UCLA Contests
The Bob Larsen Distance Carnival takes place Friday evening with the Legends of Track & Field Invitational starting on Friday and concluding Saturday.
Ali, Plasencia Rep `U' At World XC
Ali finished 52nd overall in the men's U20 race, clocking a time of 26:14 for the eight-kilometer race at the Kololo Independence Grounds.
Plasencia, Ali Set for World XC Championships
Plasencia and Ali are the latest runners with ties to the University of Minnesota to represent the United States in the last year.