Minnesota heads into the championship season next weekend with the 2018 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Among the Maroon & Gold competitors were titles from Zach Nelson in the 200 meters (22.43), Clayton Johnson in the 600 meters (1:21.94) and Anthony Fleischfresser in the high jump (2.00 meters, 6-06.75 ft.).
A 2017 graduate of Mahtomedi High School • two-time all-state athlete • three-time all-Metro East • two-time all-area • broke Mahtomedi High School’s discus record with a throw of 187-07 ft. • placed second in discus (187-07 ft.) and third in shot put (60-02.5 ft.) at 2017 Minnesota State meet • 14-time letter winner (three for football, three for basketball, four for track, four for academics) • four-time academic high honors.
Born February 12, 1999 • son of John and Becky Siekmeier • parents were both throwers at the University of Minnesota • lists breaking his high school’s record discus throw as his greatest sports memory • enjoys math and being outside.
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.