The Maroon & Gold combined for 205 points at Friday’s 10-kilometer race in Iowa City, Iowa.
The Maroon & Gold finished fourth at the Big Ten championships, totaling 119 points behind three All-Big Ten runners.
The Maroon & Gold finished 22nd among the talented field, totaling 540 points.
Welch, a redshirt junior from Proctor, Minn., battled his way to a second-place finish at Les Bolstad Golf Course
Minnesota finished second in the four-mile race with 51 points, trailing only No. 10 Wisconsin at 25 points.
• Three career races
• One top-10 finish
2015 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirted the 2015 cross country season while competing in three meets as an unattached runner • opened the year with a 20th-place finish at the Oz Memorial, finishing in 19:51.9 • ran at the Griak Invitational and finished in 27:18.4 to place 138th • closed out the season with a fifth-place finish at the Fall Finale, clocking a 25:34.
Graduated from Mounds Park Academy in 2015 • a member of Mounds Park Academy’s 4x800 meter relay squad that won the 2014 MSHSL Class A State Championship • named an all-state honoree during the 2014 cross country season • seven-time all-conference honoree • helped Mounds Park Academy record a runner-up finish at the 2013 MSHSL Class A Cross Country Championships • earned a total of 10 athletic letters (four cross country, four track, two Nordic skiing) and was a four-year academic letter winner • ran cross country for coach Dan Ethier and track for coach Bev Docherty• appeared on the Honor Roll every semester of high school • Science Award/Scholarship honoree • member of the National Honor Society.
Born May 31, 1997 • native of Roseville, Minn. • son of Michael and Charlotte Ferlic • has two brothers, Nolan and Mason • brother, Mason, ran cross country and track at Michigan • grandfather, Rollie Seltz, was an All-American basketball player at Hamline (1942-46) and played professional basketball with the Anderson Packers and the Waterloo Hawks (1946-51).
|Ferlic's Career Bests|
|8K||25:34 (UA)||Fall Finale (Nov. 6, 2015)|
|6K||19:51.9 (UA)||Oz Memorial (Sept. 11, 2015)|
|Finish||5th (UA)||Fall Finale (Nov. 6, 2015)|
Wieland, Wiebke Earn Academic All-America
A three-time Academic All-American, Wieland represented the Maroon & Gold on the Second Team while Wiebke picked up his first career honor as a Third Team selection.
Mead Wins USATF 10,000 Meters
Mead’s title on Friday snapped Galen Rupp’s streak of eight consecutive USATF 10,000 meter championships.
Six Gophers Set for USATF Championships
The best track & field athletes in the country will compete to qualify for the IAAF World Championships to be held in London Aug. 4-13.