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.
Gophers Earn USTFCCCA Academic Merits
Eight Gophers earned individual honors while Minnesota also earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors.
Blankenship Joins Mead on Olympic Team
A native of Stillwater, Minn., Blankenship took third in the 1,500 meter final at Hayward Field, clocking a 3:36.18.
Mead Punches Olympic Ticket
The Minneapolis, Minn., native ran a 13:35.70 at Hayward Field to earn his first bid to the Olympics.