The 4x400 meter relay competition saw the Gophers squad of Brad Neumann, Jackson Wellenstein, Nate Roese and Mitch Hechsel clock a 3:09.76 for the fastest time in their heat and the second fastest time in the prelims.
Meanwhile, four unattached Gopher freshmen picked up titles at Concordia-St. Paul's Holst Invitational on Saturday at SeaFoam Stadium in St. Paul.
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.
Meanwhile at the Hamline Invitational, the Gophers picked up four titles from unattached freshmen.
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program kicked off the outdoor season with nine top-10 finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.
2016 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor: Won the 60 meter hurdles at the Northwest Open. • Took home the title in the 60 meter hurdles at the Minnesota Open. • At the St. Thomas Invite, won the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.50 seconds. Outdoor: Unattached at the Hamline Invitational, won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.95. • Won the Tom Cat Twilight's 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.58 seconds. • Added a victory with a 110 meter title at the Holst Invitational, clocking in at 14.47 seconds. • Won the 110 meter hurdles at the Tommie Twilight with a time of 14.61 seconds, a new personal record.
Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday
The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.
Gophers Remember Steve Hoag
Hoag was a team captain, an All-American and a Big Ten champion for the Maroon & Gold, competing in cross country and track.
Mead Set for IAAF World Championships
The men's 10,000 meters is scheduled for 3:20 p.m. CT on Friday, Aug. 4 at London Stadium.