Three members of the Maroon & Gold picked up personal records to go with their wins including true freshman Luke May's victory in the javelin.
The Maroon & Gold started the two-day competition with wins from Mitch Hechsel (800 meters), Evan Ferlic (1,500 meters) and Luca Wieland (shot put).
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.
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.
Wieland, Wiebke Earn Academic All-America
A three-time Academic All-American, Wieland represented the Maroon & Gold on the Second Team while Wiebke picked up his first career honor as a Third Team selection.
Mead Wins USATF 10,000 Meters
Mead’s title on Friday snapped Galen Rupp’s streak of eight consecutive USATF 10,000 meter championships.
Incoming Gophers Earn Track & Field Honors
Dawson LaRance was named the Montana Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year and Hunter Lucas was named the North Dakota Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.