The Gophers scored 101.333 points as a team, cruising to the team title ahead of North Dakota State with 61.666 points in the runner-up spot.
Minnesota won 11 event titles as the Gophers hosted the season-opening Minnesota Open on Saturday
Wieland was named a First Team All-American while Roese and Ali represented the Gophers as Second Team All-Americans.
Meanwhile, the Maroon & Gold locked up a pair of Second Team All-America honors on Wednesday from Nate Roese and Obsa Ali.
The Minnesota 4x100 meter relay squad of Jordan Charles, Brad Neumann, Jordan Webb and Luca Wieland clocked a 39.80 to finish 16th in the event while the mark just edged the previous University of Minnesota record from 2000 when Matt Taylor, Steve Burkholder, Adam Freed and Fred Rodgers ran a 39.95.
05.14.17 Men's Track at Big Tens
Drake Relays (Day Three)
Big Ten Indoor Championships
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)
Roese's Personal Records
2016 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Indoor: Won the Northwest Open's 600 meters. • At the Jack Johnson Invitational, won the 400 meters with a time of 48.23 seconds. Outdoor: Led the Golden Gophers to victory in the 4x400 relay at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 3:07.54. • Set a new Holst Invitational record after achieving victory in the 800 meter with a time of 1:51.31.
2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor: Attained victories for the Golden Gophers at the Northwest Open, the Wisconsin Duel, the Jack Johnson Classic, and the Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: Competed in the Baldy Castillo Invitational, the Texas Invitational, the Tom Cat Twilight, and the Musco Twilight.
2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Northwest Open finished the 600 meters in 1:20.96 good for second overall in the event • at the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational placed 6th in the 400 meters with a time of 48.77 seconds • at the Iowa State Classic finished 6th in the 600 yards with a time of 1:11.51 • finished 1st in the 600 meters at the 2014 Snowshoe Open with a time of 1:19.85 • at the 2014 Big Ten Championship finished 6th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:17.95. Outdoor: At the 2014 Baldy Castillo Invitational finished 6th in the 400 meters with a time of 48.75 seconds • placed 14th in the 400 meters at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 48.32 seconds • finished second in the 400 meters at the Carleton Relays with a time of 49.79 seconds • at the Tom Cat Twilight finished second in the 400 meters with a time of 48.72 seconds • finished 11th in the Musco Twilight 400 meters with a time of 48.39 seconds • competed in the 400 meters at the Big Ten Championships and finished with a time of 48.48 seconds.
2013 | REDSHIRT SEASON
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A native of Woodbury, Minn., Nathan Roese is set to join the Maroon and Gold after earning the 2012 Minnesota Class AA State Title in the 400-meter dash (47.79) for East Ridge High School. • Roese also added a fourth-place finish at the state track and field meet in the 200-meter run with a time of 22.15. • Both times were season records for the Raptors runner. • Roese's prep career, which includes a pair of all-state honors, was guided by East Ridge head track and field coach and former Gopher runner Lloyd Ness and sprinting coach Shannon Rainey. • Roese also competed in cross country for the Raptors under head coach Chad Cronin.
Obsa Ali Captures NCAA Steeplechase Crown
6/8/2018 - M. Track & Field
Ali claimed the program's first national championship in the steeplechase by breaking his own school record at 8:32.23 on Friday night at Hayward Field.
Ali Advances to NCAA Steeplechase Final
6/6/2018 - M. Track & Field
Competing at historic Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, Ali led the semifinal field with a time of 8:39.17 on Wednesday to advance to Friday's final at 7:54 p.m. CT.
'U' Heads to Hayward for NCAAs
6/4/2018 - M. Track & Field
Representing the Gophers will be Obsa Ali (3,000 meter steeplechase), Ryan Lockard (high jump) and Kieran McKeag (hammer throw).