The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program claimed a trio of titles at UW-La Crosse’s Ashton May Invitational while the Maroon & Gold continue competition at Arizona State’s Sun Angel Classic.
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program kicked off the outdoor season with nine top-10 finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.
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.
Obsa Ali ran the second fastest 5,000 meters in school history and the second fastest mark in the Big Ten this season.
Big Ten Indoor Championships
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)
2015 Golden Bear Twilight
2016 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor Season: Won the high jump at the Northwest Open. • Took the title in the high jump at the Border Battle Duel with Wisconsin setting a new personal record with a mark of 2.14 meters (7-00.25 ft.). • For the second consecutive week, set a personal record and won the high jump, this time at the Jack Johnson Invitational with a mark of 2.15 meters (7-00.50 ft.). Outdoor: At the Baldy Castillo Invitational, won a five way jump-off to claim first place with a mark of 2.13 meters (New Personal Record, 6-11.75 ft.). • Finished fifth in the high jump with a mark of 2.07 meters at the Big Ten Championships.
2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor Season: At the 2015 Minnesota Open, finished 4th with a throw of 15.57 meters (51-1.0 ft.) • in a dual at Wisconsin, placed fourth in the shot put with a throw of 16.74 meters (54-11.25 ft.) which stands as a new personal record • at the 2015 B1G Indoor Championships, placed 23rd with a throw of 15.27 meters (50-01.25). Outdoor: Placed fourth in the discus at the Hamline Invitational with a throw of 48.46 meters (159-00) • finished fifth in the Tom Cat Twilight discus with a throw of 48.17 meters (158-00) • Placed third in the shot put at the 2015 Golden Bear Twilight with a throw of 15.42 meters (50-07.25) • at the Wisconsin Twilight, placed tenth in the discus with a throw of 52.70 meters and 7th in the shot put with a throw of 15.45 meters.
2014 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Unattached at the Hamline Invitational placed sixth in the shot put with a throw of 14.02 meters (46-00.00) and sixth in the discus with a throw of 50.04 meters (164-02). • placed second unattached in the shot put at the 2014 Holst Invitational with a throw of 14.50 meters (47-07.00). • unattached at the Carelton Relays finished second in the discus with a throw of 48.26 meters (158-04). • unattached at the SMU Cardinal Open finished 9th in the shot put with a throw of 12.76 meters (41-10.50) and won the jr. discus with a throw of 53.40 meters (175-02). • won the discus unattached at the Tom Cat Twilight with a throw of 49.21 meters (161-05). • won the jr. discus unattached at the Musco Twilight with a throw of 54.98 meters (180-04). • Placed 8th unattached in the discus at the USATF Jr. Championships with a throw of 55.05 meters (180-07).
‘U’ Makes Drake Relays 4x400 Final
The 4x400 meter relay competition saw the Gophers squad of Brad Neumann, Jackson Wellenstein, Nate Roese and Mitch Hechsel clock a 3:09.76 for the fastest time in their heat and the...
Gophers Kick Off 108th Drake Relays
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program opened up the 108th annual Drake Relays on Thursday night with four top-10 finishes by the Maroon & Gold.
Gophers Ready for Drake Relays
The Gophers will be in action starting Thursday, April 27 with competition coming to a close on Saturday, April 29.