Athletics has a way of bringing people together.
Meanwhile at Macalester's Bolstorff Twilight, Matt Welch (3:57.57) and Charlie Lawrence (4:04.02) paced the 1,500 meters, finishing first and second, respectively.
The Gophers close out the weekend on Saturday, continuing action at the Virginia Challenge while also sending a contingency of competitors to the Carlelton Relays in Northfield, Minn.
Goaner Deng was less than a quarter of a second off All-American Harun Abda’s University of Minnesota Fieldhouse record with his win in the 800 meters.
The Gophers thrower set a new personal record in the weight throw and now stands fifth all-time in school history.
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)
2016 Drake Relays (Day One)
Colvin's Personal Records
2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: In the 5000 meter run, placed third at the Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: At the Musco Twilight, placed fifth in the 3000 meters.
2014 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Northwest Open finished 2nd in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:48.75 unattached. Outdoor: Competed unattached at the 2014 Holst Invitational in the 800 meters and finished 7th with a time of 1:58.71 • placed 8th unattached at the UW La Crosse Qualifier in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:58.59 • unattached at the 2014 Musco Twilight finished second in the 5000 meters with a time of 14:33.62 • finished 9th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:02.97 at the Hamline Invitational.
Edelen Named to USATF Hall of Fame
Leonard "Buddy" Edelen became the first man to run a marathon faster than two hours and 15 minutes in 1963.
New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved
The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus
Colvin Preparing for Life after Athletics
This past summer, track and cross country student-athlete Eric Colvin interned with former Gopher gymnast Michael Paulus.