Dec. 6, 2012
The University of Minnesota track and field team will kick off the indoor season with an intrasquad meet this Friday, December 7 at 3:30 p.m. Both the men's and women's Golden Gopher squads will compete at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.
Minnesota officially kicks off the 2013 season on Jan. 12 with the Northwest Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.
Gophersports.com will continue to preview the upcoming season leading up to the season opener.
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.