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.
The Gophers claimed 11 personal records at Saturday's Musco Twilight.
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.
‘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.
Blankenship Punches Ticket to Olympic Final
Ben Blankenship (1,500) and Hassan Mead (5,000) will run in Olympic finals on Saturday night.