Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
The Minnesota men's outdoor track and field team wrapped up the weekend on Saturday at the Meet of the Unsaintly at Hamline.
Friday's meet marks the final home meet of the year for the Minnesota men's indoor track and field program.
Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
Sean King has strong performance in 100 meter dash
2012 Season - Indoor: Ran a time of 8:39.47 in the 3,000 meters at the Bill Bergan Invite also competed in the 3,000m at the Holiday Inn Invitational. Outdoor: Won the 5,000 meters at the Golden Bear Twilight with a time of 15:10.37 ran 4:02.67 in the 1,500m at the Bolstorff Twilight also competed in the 1,500m at the Tom Cat Twilight Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 SeasonIndoor:competed in the mile run at the Snowshoe Open and finished with a time of 4:18.51ran at the Minnesota Open in the mile and finished with a time of 4:24.88 Competed at the Iowa State Classic in the 3,000 meters and finished eighth(8:24.02) ran at the Bill Bergan Invitational in the 3,000 meters finishing with a time of 8:29.61Outdoor:competed at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in the 1,500 meters and finished fifth (3:56.93) competed at the Jim Click Shootout in the 1,500 meters and finished eleventh (4:00.59) competed at the Drake Relays in the 5,000 meters and finished ninth (14:19.15) competed at the TomCat Open in the 5,000 meters and finished first (14:27.38) competed at the Big Ten Championship in the 5,000 meters (14:35.78).
2010 Season - Indoor: Ran the 3,000 meters in two meets top time was 8:44.55 at Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: Competed in four meets placed third in the 5,000 meters at the Musco Twilight with a time of 15:06.23.
2009 Season:Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Cross Country - A member of Gophers' NCAA lineup in 2010 varsity letterwinner a junior in 2011.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Perham High School high school coach was Jeff Morris led Perham to back-to-back Minnesota Class A cross country titles in 2006 and 2007 2007 state cross country individual titlist (15:54.9) runner-up in 2008 15th as a sophomore when Perham finished fourth as a team five-time all-state performer on the track state runner-up in the 3,200 meters both his junior and senior seasons, sixth as a sophomore placed third in the 1,600 meters in 2008, fourth in 2007 four-time letterwinner in cross country and track 2008 Perham Athlete of the Year a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born April 11, 1989 civil engineering major son of Tim and Sheryl Lachwitzer has an older brother, Jeff enjoys fishing, hunting and camping.
‘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.