April 28, 2013
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Nick Hutton and John Simons each recorded Minnesota top-10 all-time performances on Sunday at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational at Stanford to pace a small contingency of Gopher distance runners at the meet.
Hutton's time of 3:42.73 was a personal record for the senior All-American and was the top time in his section on Sunday. The performance was also Minnesota's top time this year in the 1,500 meters.
Simons also posted the fifth-fastest time ever at Minnesota in the 5,000 meter run, clocking a time of 13:49.65 for a new personal record. Andrew Larsen also competed in the 5,000 meter run on Sunday in Palo Alto, finishing in 14:17.97.
DMR Earns All-Big Ten Honors
Through the first day of competition, the Gophers stand in seventh place with 14 points.
Plasencia Named U.S. Junior Cross Country Coach
True freshmen Hamza Ali and Nick Rink will also represent the U.S. in international competition next month.
Gophers Head to B1G Indoor Meet
The two-day event begins on Friday, Feb. 24 and culminates on Saturday, Feb. 25.