The Maroon & Gold were led by a 1-2 finish in the heptathlon by Teddy Frid and John Uchytil, who both posted personal records in the seven-event competition.
Minnesota won 11 event titles as the Gophers hosted the season-opening Minnesota Open on Saturday
Meanwhile at the Hamline Invitational, the Gophers picked up four titles from unattached freshmen.
The Gophers closed out the 2017 home slate on Friday night with the Snowshoe Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.
All-American alum Sean Donnelly set a new University of Minnesota Fieldhouse record in the weight throw.
A 2016 graduate of Edina High School • earned all-state and all-conference honors in 2015 and 2016 • a three-time Lake Conference champion (twice in the 1,600 meters, one in the 800 meters) • competed for Jamie Kirkpatrick and Johnny Davis at Edina • closed out his prep career by leading Edina to a runner-up finish at the state meet including three top-four individual performances (second in the 3,200 meters, third in the 1,600 meters and fourth in the 5,000 meters) • seven-time athletic letter winner (four in cross country, three in track) • a two-time academic all-state honoree • also earned one letter in community service • holds Edina school records in the 1,600 meters (4:13) and the 4x800 meter relay (7:52) • competed with the Edina Cross Country Club, earning all-region honors at Nike Cross Regionals and advancing to Nike Cross Nationals • competed with the Edina Track Club and ran at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor.
Born August 14, 1998 • native of Edina, Minn. • son of Steve and Nicole Manderscheid • has one brother, Alec, and one sister, Jena • former prep teammates competing in the NCAA include Will Burke (Michigan), Sam Thomas (Davidson) and Jake Campbell (St. Olaf) • lists running up the final hill at the MSHSL state cross country meet as his biggest sports thrill • also enjoys camping, hiking, scuba diving and mountain biking • plans to study engineering/physics.
Lucas Reps 'U' in El Salvador
2/18/2018 - M. Track & Field
A native of Fargo, N.D., Lucas finished 22nd on Saturday, covering the course in 27:08.0.
`U' Claims 10 Event Titles at Snowshoe
2/16/2018 - M. Track & Field
Minnesota heads into championship season with the 2018 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Gophers Host Snowshoe Open on Friday
2/15/2018 - M. Track & Field
The action kicks off with field events at 3 p.m. CT before competition begins on the track at 4:30 p.m. CT.