Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.
Minnesota returns to action on Saturday at the Hamline Meet of the Unsaintly.
Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
Final meet before Big Ten Outdoor Championships next weekend
Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend
2013 Season- Indoor: Did not compete.Outdoor:Competed in javelin at the Baldy Castillo finishing fourth throwing a mark of 186-05 (56.85m) took thrid in javelin at the NDSU Tune Up finished the Big Ten Championships in 17th with a throw of 157-00 (47.87m) Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
2012 Season - Indoor: Did not competeduring the indoor season. Outdoor: Competed in a total of four events threw 144-10 in the javelin at the Big Ten Championships placed fourth in the javelin at the Bolstorff Twilight with a throw of 145-2 (44.25m) Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season - Outdoor:competed at the Big Ten Championship in the Javelin and finished eighth (189-6) won the Hamline Invite with a mark of 189-5 competed at the Jim Click Shootout and placed fourth (177.5) took fifth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (176-8) placed second at the Mesa Classic in the and (173-3) an alternate at the Drake Relays in the Javelin and placed fifth (160-5).
2010 Season -Redshirted in the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Red River High School in Grand Forks, N.D. high school coaches were Bob Zimney and Tim Tandeski placed third in the javelin at both the 2008 and 2009 North Dakota Class A State Championships helped team to state runner-up finish in 2009 two-time Eastern Dakota Conference champion high school best was 185-8 lettered in track and football.
Personal: Born May 5, 1990 undecided on a major parents are Matt and Roanne Malm has an older sister Aly.
Blankenship Joins Mead on Olympic Team
A native of Stillwater, Minn., Blankenship took third in the 1,500 meter final at Hayward Field, clocking a 3:36.18.
Mead Punches Olympic Ticket
The Minneapolis, Minn., native ran a 13:35.70 at Hayward Field to earn his first bid to the Olympics.
Blankenship Paces Semis at Olympic Trials
The Stillwater, Minn., native led the field with a time of 3:44.24 in Friday's semifinals.