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)
Ali, Plasencia Rep `U' At World XC
Ali finished 52nd overall in the men's U20 race, clocking a time of 26:14 for the eight-kilometer race at the Kololo Independence Grounds.
Plasencia, Ali Set for World XC Championships
Plasencia and Ali are the latest runners with ties to the University of Minnesota to represent the United States in the last year.
Lockard Leads Gophers in Outdoor Opener
The University of Minnesota men’s track & field program kicked off the outdoor season with nine top-10 finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.