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.
Blankenship Joins Mead on Olympic Team
A native of Stillwater, Minn., Blankenship took third in the 1,500 meter final at Hayward Field, clocking a 3:36.18.
Mead Punches Olympic Ticket
The Minneapolis, Minn., native ran a 13:35.70 at Hayward Field to earn his first bid to the Olympics.
Blankenship Paces Semis at Olympic Trials
The Stillwater, Minn., native led the field with a time of 3:44.24 in Friday's semifinals.