The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers close out the weekend on Saturday, continuing action at the Virginia Challenge while also sending a contingency of competitors to the Carlelton Relays in Northfield, Minn.
The Gophers posted 10 top-10 finishes on the opening day of competition at the Stanford Invitational.
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.
2015 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor: Competed in events at the Jack Johnson Classic, Iowa State Classic, and the Snowshoe Open. • Capped off his season in the one mile run with a sixth place finish in his heat at the B1G Indoor Championship. Outdoor: Ran for the Maroon and Gold at the Baldy Castillo Invitational, the Bryan Clay Invitational, the Drake Relays, and the UW La Crosse Eagle Open.
2014 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Indoor: In the 1 mile run at the 2014 Northwest Open placed 5th with a time of 4:16.14 while competing unattached • at the Jack Johnson Classic, finished 13th with a time of 4:19.53. Outdoor: Placed second in the 800 meters at the 2014 Holst Invitational with a time of 1:55.48 competing unattached • placed second in the 1500 meters at the Hamline Invitational with a time of 3:55.82 • finished 12th in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:57.53 at the Musco Twilight • at the 2014 UW La Crosse Qualifier finished 12th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:00.90.
Sports Managment Major. • Attended Stillwater High School. • Son of Jennifer and Tony Hall. • Most memorable sport moment was winning state in cross country. • Enjoys wrestling, playing soccer and ping pong, fishing, and his chinchillas.
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.