Minnesota totaled 44 points over the three-day event at Purdue's Rankin Track & Field including several top-10 performances on Sunday in the meet finale.
Minnesota closes out the weekend on Sunday with All-American Jon Simons competing in the 5,000 meters at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational in Stanford, Calif.
Minnesota finished 1-2-3 in four events on Monday night - the 400 meter run, the 5,000 meter run, the high jump and the shot put.
Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals
Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
2013 Season- Indoor: Ran the mile at the Jack Johnson Classic finishing 10th with a time of 4:18.79 competed in the 3,000 meters at the Bill Bergan Invitational finishing seventh with a time of 8:19.97 also finished seventh at the Snowshoe Open (8:40.54). Outdoor: Did not compete.
2012 Season: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season- Indoor:competed in the 800 meter run in the Minnesota Open and placed sixth (2:00.50)·competed in the mile run at the Snowshoe Open and placed sixth (4:14.27)·competed in the mile run at the Minnesota Open and finished with a time of 4:25.04. Outdoor:competed in the St. Thomas Quad in the 1,500 meters and placed first (3:53.58)·ran at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in the 1,500 meters and placed sixth (3:57.61)·ran at the Jim Click Shootout in the 1,500 meters placed tenth (3:58.73)·competed at Musco Twilight in the 5,000 meters and placed first (14:39.69)·competed in the TomCat Open in the 5,000 meters and placed fourth (14:53.85)
2010 Season- Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Cross Country - Competed in five meets as a redshirt freshman in 2010.
High School: A 2009 graduate of York High School high school coaches were Joe Newton and Stan Reddol the Illinois 2009 Gatorade Runner of the Year a three-time all-state runner in cross country the Illinois Class 3A state runner-up as a senior (14:19) placed fifth as a junior and 15th as a sophomore team won state title in 2006, runner-up in 2007 and 2008 placed 23rd in the 2008 Foot Locker National Championship led York to state team track title in 2009 state champion in the 3,200 meters (9:03.91) and third in 1,600 meters (4:13.35) as a senior state runner-up in the 3,200 meters as a junior ran high school bests of 9:01 in the 3,200m and 4:08 in 1,600m earned three varsity letters in both cross country and track.
Personal: Born May 6, 1991 intends to major in math parents are Jim and Meg Sulkin has an older brother Mark, who runs at Loras College (Iowa), and a younger sister Julie.
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.
Catching Up with Coach
GopherSports.com caught up with Minnesota Director of Men’s Track & Field and Cross Country Steve Plasencia to talk about all things Maroon & Gold.