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, 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.
Mead Wins USATF 10,000 Meters
Mead’s title on Friday snapped Galen Rupp’s streak of eight consecutive USATF 10,000 meter championships.
Incoming Gophers Earn Track & Field Honors
Dawson LaRance was named the Montana Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year and Hunter Lucas was named the North Dakota Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.