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.
Bachinski hit an outdoor personal record of 2.13 meters to win the event, following up Sean Donnelly's school record victory in the hammer throw and Aaron Bartnik's victory in the 3,000 meter steeplechase on Friday.
Goaner Deng was less than a quarter of a second off All-American Harun Abda’s University of Minnesota Fieldhouse record with his win in the 800 meters.
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.
Six Gophers Named Academic All-District
Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.
'U' Set for NCAA Prelims in Kansas
19 members of the Gopher men's track & field program will compete at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field West Preliminary Round, May 26-28, at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kan.
Gophers Send 19 to NCAA Prelims
The Gophers will compete at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field West Preliminary Round, May 26-28, at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kan.