March 21, 2014
TEMPE, Ariz. (GopherSports.com) -- The Gophers opened up the 2014 outdoor season on Friday with two events at the 2014 Baldy Castillo Invitational at Arizona State's Sun Angel Stadium.
Jon Lehman finished second in the hammer throw with a toss of 64.59 meters (211-11 ft.) while Viktor Steltor came in 15th with a toss of 51.72 meters (169-08 ft.).
The Gophers also had three competitors in the top 15 in the 1,500 meters on Friday with Bob Nicolls pacing the group in seventh at 3:49.39. Christian Skaret finished 11th at 3:52.06 while Cole O'Brien came in 12th at 3:52.91.
Minnesota returns to action at the 2014 Baldy Castillo Invitational tomorrow.
Mead Set for IAAF World Championships
The men's 10,000 meters is scheduled for 3:20 p.m. CT on Friday, Aug. 4 at London Stadium.
Gophers Earn USTFCCCA Academic Honors
Jordan Charles, Ryan Lockard, Shane Streich, Derek Wiebke and Luca Wieland represented Minnesota on the individual honor roll.
Wieland, Wiebke Earn Academic All-America
A three-time Academic All-American, Wieland represented the Maroon & Gold on the Second Team while Wiebke picked up his first career honor as a Third Team selection.