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.
Wieland Named National Athlete of the Week
The two-time Academic All-American is pursuing a degree in entrepreneurial management from the Carlson School of Management.
Wieland Breaks School Record in Opener
A native of Saarbrucken, Germany, Wieland opened the season with 6,089 points at the two-day competition.
Riedy Wins Weight Throw at SDSU
Mac Riedy picked up the first win of the season for Minnesota in Brookings on Friday night.