Ali punched his ticket to next month’s NCAA championships in Oregon after leading the 3,000 meter steeplechase field with a time of 8:36.49 – a mark that stands as the fastest time in the NCAA this season.
Outdoor All-Americans Obsa Ali and Jackson Wellenstein lead the Maroon & Gold into competition with the action slated to run May 24-26 at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium.
Behind Ali's 10 points as 3,000 meter steeplechase champion, the Gophers recorded 25 points on Saturday to jump up to sixth in the team standings ahead of Sunday's final day of competition.
The Gophers finished sixth out of 16 teams in the relay competitions as Minnesota competed in four of the seven relays, totaling 13 points.
Representing the Maroon & Gold at the top of the podium at Cobb Track & Angell Field were Jonathan Webb in the 400 meters, Eric Walker in the 110-meter hurdles and Ryan Lockard in the high jump.
05.14.17 Men's Track at Big Tens
2016 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Outdoor: Won the discus and the shot put titles at the Hamline Invitational. • Won the shot put at the NDSU Turn-Up.
Ali Sets `U' Record to Punch NCAA Ticket
5/25/2018 - M. Track & Field
Ali punched his ticket to next month’s NCAA championships in Oregon after leading the 3,000 meter steeplechase field with a time of 8:36.49 – a mark that stands as the fastest...
McKeag Advances to NCAA Championships
5/24/2018 - M. Track & Field
McKeag’s first throw of the day proved to be his best with a personal record of 63.97 meters (209-10 ft.).
'U' Returns to West Coast for NCAA Prelims
5/23/2018 - M. Track & Field
The University of Minnesota men's track & field program returns to action this weekend, competing at the 2018 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field West Preliminary in Sacramento, Calif.