All-American alum Sean Donnelly set a new University of Minnesota Fieldhouse record in the weight throw.
The Gophers throwers added a pair of titles in assistant coach Matt Conly first home event with the Maroon & Gold.
The University of Minnesota men's track & field program locked up 11 individual titles on Wednesday evening at St Thomas' Tommie Twilight.
The Maroon & Gold closed out the Drake Relays on a rain-soaked day in Des Moines.
Luca Wieland and Ryan Lockard set Virginia Challenge meet records in their respective wins.
2016 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championship (Day Two)
Minnesota at Tommie Twilight Meet
Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15
2015 Golden Bear Twilight
2015 Drake Relays
Fountain's Personal Records
2016 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Indoor: Did not see action. Outdoor: Won the 400 meter hurdles at the Tommie Twilight with a time of 52.83 seconds.
2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor: Highlights include top three finishes in events at the Northwest Open, the Jack Johnson Classic, the Iowa State Classic, and the Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: Competed in meets at the Stanford Invitational, the Texas Invitational, the Drake Relays, the Golden Bear Twilight (which included a win in the 400 meter hurdles), and the Musco Twilight.
2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Northwest Open finished 3rd in the 600 meters with a time of 1:21.29 • at the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic placed 22nd with a time of 23.38 seconds • at the Bill Bergan Invitational placed 22nd in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.00 • at the same meet finished 7th in the 600 yards with a time of 1:11.41 • at the 2014 Iowa State Classic, finished 8th in the 600 yards with a time of 1:12.18 • finished 2nd in the 600 meters with a time of 1:20.14 at the 2014 Snowshoe Open • at the 2014 Big Ten Championships placed 17th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:18.98. Outdoor: Placed 26th at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 55.83 in the 400 meter hurdles • won the 400 meter hurdles at the Hamline Invitational with a time of 54.26 • at the 2014 Sun Angel Classic placed 5th in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 52.70 • won the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 54.27 at the Tom Cat Twilight • placed 20th at the Drake Relays in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 57.96 • at the 2014 Musco Twilight placed 12th in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 52.46.
2013 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Did not compete in 2013.
A 2012 graduate of Eden Prairie High School (Minn.) • competed for head coach Bruce Kivimaki • helped Eden Prairie to a fifth-place finish in the 4x400 at the 2012 Minnesota State High Scool Championships • boasts a personal best of 48.42 in the 400 meters • the 2012 Lake Conference champion in the 400 meters (50.04) • part of three Eden Prairie High School relay records: the 400-meter relay, the 800-meter relay and the 1,600-meter relay.
Business and Marketing Education Major. • Son of Raynard Daniel and Shelly Fountain. • Hometown: Detroit, attended Eden Prarie (MN) High School. • Has two younger sisters: Candise and Kylie. • Favorite Sports Memories: Winning the state football championship at the Metrodome and seeing Lolo Jones at the Outdoor National Championships in 2011. • Enjoys stock trading, golfing, fishing, and fine dining. • Coached by Bruce Kiv, Bill Terrequez and Mike Grant. • Holds the Minnesota State record for longest touchdown reception at 95 yards.
Ali, Plasencia Rep `U' At World XC
Ali finished 52nd overall in the men's U20 race, clocking a time of 26:14 for the eight-kilometer race at the Kololo Independence Grounds.
Plasencia, Ali Set for World XC Championships
Plasencia and Ali are the latest runners with ties to the University of Minnesota to represent the United States in the last year.
Lockard Leads Gophers in Outdoor Opener
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program kicked off the outdoor season with nine top-10 finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.