June 5, 2013
|2013 NCAA Track & Field Championships
|Date||Wednesday, June 5 - Saturday, June 8|
|Location||Hayward Field (Eugene, Ore.)|
|Meet Info||Schedule | Start List | NCAA Championships Central|
Full Broadcast Schedule
|Statistics||2013 Performance List|
|Social Media||Facebook | @gophermtrackcc|
The Minnesota men’s outdoor track and field team will send a sizable contingency to this week’s NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
The Gophers will send seven individuals to the national competition as well as the program’s 4x400 relay team to the four-day event at the University of Oregon.
Minnesota NCAA Championships Breakdown
Harun Abda (800 meters, 4x400 relay)
Cameron Boy (4x400 relay)
Kevin Bradley (4x400 relay)
Travis Burkstrand (800 meters)
Jacob Capek (4x400 relay)
Wally Ellenson (high jump)
Oladipo Fagbemi (triple jump)
Micah Hegerle (hammer throw)
Quentin Mege (hammer throw)
John Simons (1,500 meters)
‘U’ Alum Siegmeier Joins Gophers Staff
A two-time All-American and three-time Big Ten champion, Zach Siegmeier will serve as director of operations for men's track & field and cross country.
Blankenship, Mead Shine in Olympic Finals
Mead and Blankenship recorded the best Olympic finishes by Gophers since Staffan Strand finished sixth in the high jump for Sweden during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
Blankenship Punches Ticket to Olympic Final
Ben Blankenship (1,500) and Hassan Mead (5,000) will run in Olympic finals on Saturday night.