April 21, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS (GopherSports.com) -- The University of Minnesota men's track & field team kicks off one of the busiest weeks of the outdoor season on Monday night with the Tomcat Twilight at O'Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul.
St. Thomas hosts the meet with field events starting at 4 p.m. CT and track events following at 4:30 p.m. In addition to the Gophers and Tommies, Minnesota Duluth, St. John's, Macalester, UW-Stout and Northwestern (Minn.) are scheduled to compete.
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.