Senior class was part of five Big Ten Championships
Sean King has strong performance in 100 meter dash
Gophers win eight titles at Bolstorff Twilight
Quentin Mege wins hammer with a new personal best mark
Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in a total of eight events for the indoor season finished third in the 60-meter hurdles at the Snowshoe Open with a time of 8.26 best time of the season was 8.24 in the prelims competed in the 60 meters at the Holiday Inn Invitational (7.31). Outdoor: Competed in a total of 15 events for the outdoor season competed in the 110 meter high hurdles (14.91) and the 400 meter intermediate hurdles (53.74) at the Big Ten Championships won the 110m high hurdles at the Golden Bear Twilight with a time of 14.65 also won at the Bolstorff Twilight won the 400m hurdles at the Golden Bear Twilight (53.07) and Bolstorff Twilight (53.70) finished second at the Tom Cat Twilight and third at the Drake Alternate.
2011 Season - Indoor: Competed in the 200 meters at the Iowa State Classic finished with a time of 23.11 competed in the 60 meter hurdles at the Snowshoe Open and placed third (8.21) competed in the 60 meters hurdles at the Iowa State Classic and finished with a time of 8.28 ran at the Northwest Open in the 60 meter hurdles and placed second (8.37) ran at the Minnesota Open in the 60 meter hurdles and finished third (8.38) competed at the Jack Johnson Classic in the 60 meter hurdles and finished with a time of 8.43 competed in the Minnesota Open in the 60 meter hurdles and finished with a time of 8.50. Outdoor: Competed at the St. Thomas Quad in the 110 hurdlesand placed first (14.71) competed in the Musco Twilight in the 110 hurdle and placed seventh (14.83) ran at the UWRF Flacon Invitational in the 110 hurdles and placed second (15:00) competed in the 400 meter hurdles at the St. Thomas Quad and placed first (53.40) competed in the Macalester Twilight in the 400 meter hurdles and placed second (54.26) ran at the UWRF Falcon Invitational in the 400 meter hurdles and placed second (54.48) competed at the Musco Twilight in the 400 meter hurdles and placed seventh (54.94).
At Eastern Illinois:Two-year letterwinner placed third in the 60-meter high hurdles and 110-meter high hurdles at Ohio Valley Conference Championships career bests are 8.22 in 60m HH, 15.02 in 110m HH and 54.46 in 400m hurdles.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Morton High School in Groveland, Ill. high school coaches were Hal Chiado and Dan Stimpert placed sixth in 2006 Illinois state meet also a state qualifier in the 110-meter high hurdles and the 300-meter hurdles four-time team MVP track and football letterwinner competed in 2006 USATF Junior Olympic National Championships in 400-meter hurdles.
Personal: Born Nov. 15, 1988 chemical engineering major parents are Phil and Debbi Migit has younger siblings Katelyn and Ethan plays the guitar and piano.
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.
Mead Moves on to Olympic 5,000 Final
Mead races in the 5,000 meter final at Olympic Stadium on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. CT.