Quentin Mege wins hammer with a new personal best mark
Mt. Sac Relays and Iowa Musco Twilight headline the weekend
Capek, Szmanda and Truedson have strong performances to lead Minnesota
Both hit NCAA Automatic Quailfying times in the 800m
2012 Season - Indoor: Ran a 4:13.23 mile at the Snowshoe Open also competed in the mile run at the Jack Johnson Classic ran a time of 8:21.04 in the 3,000 meters at the Bill Bergan Invite competed in the 5,000 meters at the Iowa State Classic (14:41.73). Outdoor: Won the 5,000 meters at the Tom Cat Twilight with a time of 14:48.51 also competed in the 5,000 meters at the ASU Invite and Musco Twilight.
2011 SeasonIndoor:competed at the Snowshoe Open in the mile run and finished with a time 4:23.84·ran at the Iowa State Classic in the 3,000 meters and finished with the time 8:27.74Outdoor:competed at the St. Thomas Quad in the 5,000 meters and placed second (14:37.42)
2010 Season - Redshirted the 2009 season.
Cross Country - Ran four races 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.
Blankenship, Mead Shine in Olympic Finals
Mead and Blankenship recorded the best Olympic finishes by Gophers since Staffan Strand finished sixth in the high jump for Sweden during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
Blankenship Punches Ticket to Olympic Final
Ben Blankenship (1,500) and Hassan Mead (5,000) will run in Olympic finals on Saturday night.
Mead Moves on to Olympic 5,000 Final
Mead races in the 5,000 meter final at Olympic Stadium on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. CT.