June 26, 2012
After failing to qualify in the 10,000m, senior Hassan Mead focused his attention to the 5,000 meter event as his last chance for the 2012 Olympics. So far it has paid off.
His trek in the 5,000m began at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore. last night where he placed fifth in his preliminary heat to automatically advance to the final event. At the end of the day, his time of 13:44.56 ranked fifth overall in a field of 25 competitors.
The final event is scheduled for 9:38 p.m. CST, last on the slate on June 28th after the trials pick back up from a two-day break. In addition to being in the top three, a runner must hit the Olympic A Standard of 13:33.00 to gain a spot on the U.S. team for London.
`U' Claims Fourth-Straight Dual Title
1/13/2018 - M. Track & Field
The Gophers, who have now won all four dual competitions with the Badgers since the event returned to the schedule in 2015, earned nine event titles on the day.
Minnesota Claims Three Titles at St. Thomas
1/12/2018 - M. Track & Field
Among the Maroon & Gold competitors were titles from Zach Nelson in the 200 meters, Clayton Johnson in the 600 meters and Anthony Fleischfresser in the high jump.
Gophers Host Border Battle Dual on Satuday
1/11/2018 - M. Track & Field
The University of Minnesota men's track & field program continues the 2018 indoor season this weekend with the fourth annual Minnesota/Wisconsin Dual on Saturday, Jan. 13 at the...