The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Maroon & Gold closed out the Drake Relays on a rain-soaked day in Des Moines.
Meanwhile at Macalester's Bolstorff Twilight, Matt Welch (3:57.57) and Charlie Lawrence (4:04.02) paced the 1,500 meters, finishing first and second, respectively.
The Gophers posted 10 top-10 finishes on the opening day of competition at the Stanford Invitational.
Skaret's Personal Records
2016 | REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON
Indoor: Won the 800 meters at the Northwest Open.
2015 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Indoor: At the 2015 Gene Glader Classic placed second in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:56.49 • placed 26th in the 1 mile run at the 2015 Iowa State Classic with a time of 4:07.47 • at the 2015 Snowshoe Open, placed third in the 800 meter with a time of 1:54.90 • competed in the 1 mile run at the 2015 B1G Indoor Championships and clocked in with a time of 4:11.72. Outdoor: Finished third in the section 1 heat of the 1500 meters at the 2015 Stanford Invitational with a time of 3:51.54 • at the 2015 Bryan Clay Invitational finished 40th in the 1500 meter run with a time of 3:49.62 • placed 9th in the 800 meter run at the 2015 UW LA Crosse Eagle Open with a time of 1:53.90.
2014 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic finished 7th in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:30.57 • at the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational finished 5th in the 1 mile run with a time of 4:11.59 • at the 2014 Snowshoe Open finished 5th in the 1 mile run with a time of 4:15.19. Outdoor: At the 2014 Baldy Castillo Invitiational placed 11th in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:52.06 • placed 71st at the Stanford Invitational in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:52.42 • finished ninth in the 1500 meters at the 2014 Musco Twilight with a time of 3:56.57 • won the 1500 meters at the 2014 UW La Crosse Eagle Open with a time of 3:50.98 • won the 800 meters at the 2014 Hamline Invitational with a time of 1:52.92. • Compteting unattached won the UW La Crosse Qualifier with a time of 3:52.44.
2013 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: took first in the 800 meters at both the NDSU Tune Up (1:52.92) and the Hamline Invitational (1:53.08)• took 13th in the 1,500 meters at the Baldy Castillo finishing with a time of 3:56.45.
2012 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Graduated from Minnetonka High School in 2011 • high school coaches were Jeff Renlund, Steve Hoag, Chris Cohen and Matt Weirsum • two time all state selection • two time all conference in cross country • finished 13th in his senior year at the state championships• state champion in the 1,600m as a senior• lettered four years in cross country • also participated in track, golf, baseball, hockey and Nordic skiing.
Born on September 3, 1992 • son of Jeff and Heidi Skaret • majoring in sports management • enjoys wake surfing, pond hockey and boating.
Blankenship Joins Mead on Olympic Team
A native of Stillwater, Minn., Blankenship took third in the 1,500 meter final at Hayward Field, clocking a 3:36.18.
Mead Punches Olympic Ticket
The Minneapolis, Minn., native ran a 13:35.70 at Hayward Field to earn his first bid to the Olympics.
Blankenship Paces Semis at Olympic Trials
The Stillwater, Minn., native led the field with a time of 3:44.24 in Friday's semifinals.