Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
The Minnesota men's outdoor track and field team scored 99 points in a winning effort at the 2013 Macalester/Bolstorff Twilight on Thursday night. The Gophers earned four individual titles for the program's second-straight team title at the meet.
2013 Season- Indoor: Finished fifth in shot put at the Shoeshoe Open with a throw of 51-11(15.61m) Took fouth at the Northwest Open with a throw of 50-07 1/4 (14.88m) tied for first at the Jack Johnson Classic with a throw of 45-08 (13.90m). Outdoor: Finished third in shot put at the MAC Invite with a throw of 50-00 (15.24m) took fifth at the Hamline Invitational with a throw of 47-08 (14.53m) competed in the NDSU Tune UP finishing 12th with a throw of 45-05 12(13.85m) earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Owatonna High School high school coach was Jerry Eggermont letterwinner finished sixth in the shot put in his junior year and fourth his senior season two-time All-State two-time Big Nine conference in the shot put and once in the discus team MVP earned four letters in track and two in football.
Personal: born on July, 28 1992 son of John and Marcy Fenske has two siblings a Peter and Sam enjoys hunting majoring in Biomedical Engineering.
‘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.