Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
Senior class was part of five Big Ten Championships
Tough conditions on the track not a factor for Gophers' 4x800
Quentin Mege wins hammer with a new personal best mark
Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend
A member of three NCAA Cross Country Championships lineups.
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in four events for the indoor season season-best 800-meter race was 1:58.12 at the Snowshoe Open best mile run was at the Iowa State Classic (4:12.76. Outdoor: Competed in a total of five events for the outdoor season ran a time of 3:48.51 in the 1,500 meters at the Big Ten Championships finished third in the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invite (3:48.90) led off the 4x1,600-meter relay team that finished third at the Drake Relays Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 SeasonIndoor:competed in the mile run at the Minnesota Open and placed eighth (4:20.71) competed in the mile run at the Snowshoe Open and finished with a time of 4:31.43ran at the Bill Bergen Open in the 3,000 meters and finished in ninth (8:26.32)Outdoor:competed at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in 1,500 meters and placed ninth (3:59.74) competed in at the TomCat Open in the 5,000 meters and placed seventh (15:10.23)
2010 Season: Indoor: Ran in four meets competed in the mile at the Big Ten Championships won the mile (4:12.09) at the Minnesota Open and Snowshoe Open meets best time in 3,000 meters was 8:21.94 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Competed in three meets ran the 5,000 meters (14:47.62) at the Big Ten meet top time in 1,500 meters was 3:54.00 at Baldy Castillo Invitational an Academic All-Big Ten honoree earned second varsity letter.
2009 Season: Indoor: Competed in four meets ran top 3,000-meter time of 8:27.84 at Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: Ran in five meets competed in the 5,000 meters at the Big Ten Championships won 1,500 meters at Minnesota Open with season-best time of 3:51.63 clocked best 5,000m time of 14:27.13 at Sun Angel Classic Academic All-Big Ten varsity letterwinner.
Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
A 2007 graduate of Menomonie High School coaches were Adam Topper and Craig Olson placed fourth in the 1,600 meters at the WIAA state meet Big Rivers conference champion in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters in 2007 named all-conference four times and all-state once in track and field holds the school records in the indoor 800 meters, indoor 1,600 meters, and the outdoor 800 meters lettered four times in track and field also lettered three times in cross country.
Born August 19, 1988 finance major parents are Tom and Kristie Olson enjoys watching movies and spending time with friends.
‘U’ Alum Siegmeier Joins Gophers Staff
A two-time All-American and three-time Big Ten champion, Zach Siegmeier will serve as director of operations for men's track & field and cross country.
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.