Behind Wiebke’s win in the mile and runner-up performances in the distance medley relay, the 600 meters and the 800 meters, the Maroon & Gold finished fifth with 67.5 points while Indiana won the men’s team title with 112 points.
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.
The Gophers throwers added a pair of titles in assistant coach Matt Conly first home event with the Maroon & Gold.
A native of Saarbrucken, Germany, Wieland opened the season with 6,089 points at the two-day competition.
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships (Day 1)
2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Outdoor: Competed for the Golden Gophers at the Baldy Castillo Invitational, the Texas Invitational, the Carelton Relays, the Triton Invitational, the Musco Twilight and the Wisconsin Twilight.
2014 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Northwest Open finished 8th unattached in the weight throw with a mark of 15.67 meters (51-05.00) • in weight throw competition unattached at the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic finished 22nd with a mark of 14.27 meters (46-10.00) • at the Snowshoe Open placed 15th unattached in the weight throw with a mark of 14.45 meters (47-05.00). Outdoor: At the 2014 Hamline Invational placed 6th unattached in the hammer with a throw of 48.97 meters (160-08) • placed third unattached in the hammer with a throw of 50.02 meters (164-01) at the Holst Invitational • at the Carleton Relays finished seventh unattached in the hammer with a throw of 47.87 meters (157-00) • placed 5th in the hammer with a throw of 47.83 meters (156-00) at the Tom Cat Twilight • finished third in the hammer at the SMU Cardinal Open with a throw of 50.56 meters (165-10) • at the Meet of the UnSaintly finished 6th in the hammer with a throw of 47.56 meters (156-00) • placed 6th in the Mark Messersmith Invitational with a mark of 50.12 meters (164-05).
Economics Major. • Hometown: Waukesha, Wisconsin. • Son of Theresa and Daniel Reidy. • Has one sister, Nina. • Enjoys psychological analysis in his spare time. • Was an honor roll student every semester in high school. • Coached by Mike Fink, Darnell Wiltz, and Dick Ohm.
Plasencia, Ali Set for World XC Championships
Plasencia and Ali are the latest runners with ties to the University of Minnesota to represent the United States in the last year.
Lockard Leads Gophers in Outdoor Opener
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program kicked off the outdoor season with nine top-10 finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.
Catching Up with Coach
GopherSports.com caught up with Minnesota Director of Men’s Track & Field and Cross Country Steve Plasencia to talk about all things Maroon & Gold.