Minnesota earned runner-up performances from All-American high jumper Ryan Lockard and the distance medley relay team of Derek Wiebke, Jackson Wellenstein, Mitch Hechsel and Shane Streich on Saturday.
The University of Minnesota men's track & field program opened up the 108th annual Drake Relays on Thursday night with four top-10 finishes by the Maroon & Gold.
The Gophers also added three top-10 all-time performances on Friday from Mitch Hechsel, Luke May and Obsa Ali.
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.
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program claimed a trio of titles at UW-La Crosse’s Ashton May Invitational while the Maroon & Gold continue competition at Arizona State’s Sun Angel Classic.
2017 Drake Relays (Day 1)
2016 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: Won the 600 meters at the St. Thomas Invite with a time of 1:31.26. At the Jack Johnson Invitational, paced the Golden Gophers to victory in the 600 meters. Outdoor: At the Hamline Invitational, won the 800 meters with a time of 1:53.77.
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.