Minnesota heads into the championship season next weekend with the 2018 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Obsa Ali nearly matched his personal record in the 5,000 meters as the Gophers opened competition in Ames.
The Gophers picked up wins in the long jump, the triple jump and the 4x400 as they head into the final home meet of the 2018 schedule next Friday with the Snowshoe Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse on campus.
Webb clocked a 21.20 to pace the 200 meter field – second only in Gophers program history to Mitch Potter’s 21.09 in 2004. He also added a sixth-place finish in the 60 meters at 6.85.
The Maroon & Gold were led by a 1-2 finish in the heptathlon by Teddy Frid and John Uchytil, who both posted personal records in the seven-event competition.
A graduate of Woodbury High School • the 2016 MSHSL Class AA State Champion in the triple jump, runner-up in the long jump and third-place finisher in the 200 meters • contributed 30 of Woodbury’s 34 points at the state meet, leading the Royals to a third-place team finish • his winning triple jump cleared 48-11.25 ft. – a personal record • was the state runner-up in the triple jump as a junior • won a gold medal in the triple jump and a bronze medal in the long jump at the 2014 AAU Junio Olympics coached as a prep by Lane Swansson and Jim Scott.
Son of Rolando and Sandra Roomes • father played professional baseball and was an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds during the organization’s run to the 1990 World Series.
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.