The Gophers return to action at home next weekend with the Minnesota Open.
Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom
The Gophers claimed 11 personal records at Saturday's Musco Twilight.
Mitch Hechsel won the 800 meters at 1:49.65 - a new personal record and an O'Shaughnessy Stadium record.
Ferretti hit a new personal record at 68.94 meters (226-02 ft.) on his sixth and final throw of the night to set a new school record.
Macon's Personal Records
2015 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indooor: Competed in the Jack Johnson Classic and the Snowshoe Open. Outdoor: Ran for the Golden Gophers at the Baldy Castillo Invitational, the Tom Cat Twilight, the Carelton Relays, and the Musco Twilight.
2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Placed 16th at the Meet of the UnSaintly in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:08.12.
2013 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Did not compete.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Rochester (Minn.) Mayo High School• competed for head coach Donny Holcomb• the 2012 Minnesota State Champion in the 1,600-meter run• also finished fourth in the 3,200 meter-run at the 2012 Minnesota State High School Championships• helped Rochester Mayo to the 2012 Minnesota Section 1AA title•Personal Bests: 1,600m, 4:12.45; 3,200m, 9:13.50 • also competed in cross country at Rochester Mayo and finished second at the 2011 Minnesota State Cross Country Championships.
Personal: Son of Bill and Cindy Macon.
Wieland, Wiebke Earn Academic All-America
A three-time Academic All-American, Wieland represented the Maroon & Gold on the Second Team while Wiebke picked up his first career honor as a Third Team selection.
Mead Wins USATF 10,000 Meters
Mead’s title on Friday snapped Galen Rupp’s streak of eight consecutive USATF 10,000 meter championships.
Incoming Gophers Earn Track & Field Honors
Dawson LaRance was named the Montana Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year and Hunter Lucas was named the North Dakota Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.