Jan. 25, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS -- Luke Johnson took individual honors in the shot put on Friday at the St. Thomas Showcase, besting the competition with a distance of 16.66 meters.
Johnson -- Minnesota's only representative at the meet -- topped his closest opponent by more than two-and-a-half meters on Friday.
The No. 8 Gophers track & field team returns to action on Saturday at the Bill Bergan Invitational in Ames, Iowa.
Wieland Named National Athlete of the Week
The two-time Academic All-American is pursuing a degree in entrepreneurial management from the Carlson School of Management.
Wieland Breaks School Record in Opener
A native of Saarbrucken, Germany, Wieland opened the season with 6,089 points at the two-day competition.
Riedy Wins Weight Throw at SDSU
Mac Riedy picked up the first win of the season for Minnesota in Brookings on Friday night.