Gophers Finish Fourth in Season Opener
Hassan Mead becomes first four-time All-American for Minnesota in cross country history
Hassan Mead takes 34th and earns his fourth All-American accolade
Race begins at 11:08 am on Monday
Gophers take fourth place
2011 Sophomore Season: Competed in six meets ran with the 16th-place Gophers at the NCAA Championships (32:35) raced in the Gophers' sixth position with a time of 32:53.85 as Minnesota earned fourth place at the Midwest Regional Cross Country Championships clocked Minnesota's fifth-best time (24:53) at the Big Ten Championships to aid the Gophers' third-place showing ran 24:59 at the Wisconsin Adidas 8K, fifth-best for Minnesota raced the Roy Griak Invitational as the Gophers' number-five runner, running 25:05.9 earned fourth place on the team and overall running 19:33 at the Hornet Jamboree 4-mile
2010 Redshirt Freshman Season: Competed in four races during the season ran at the BYU Autumn 4M Race and finished 15th overall, with a time of 21:07.3 finished 89th overall (25:49.0) at the Roy Griak crossed the line in 111th place (25:09.2) at the Pre-NCAA 8K Race competed at the Big Ten championships and took 52nd overall with a time of 24:58.4 earned his second letter.
2009 Freshman Season: Redshirted the season
On the Track: Will be a redshirt freshman in 2011.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Bemidji High School high school coach was Ryan Aylesworth earned all-state honors in both cross country and track as a senior placed 21st at the 2008 Minnesota Class AA Cross Country Championships, 46th as a junior finished fifth in the 3,200 meters (9:24.18) at state track meet notched an eighth-place showing in the 5,000 meters (15:18) at the 2009 Nike Indoor Nationals four-time letterwinner in cross country and track.
Personal: Born Feb. 5, 1991 intends to major in engineering or computer science parents are John and Stacy Truedson has two sisters Kim and Jenna hobbies include drawing and reading.
Three Gophers Post Top-25 Marks at Griak
Competing at Les Bolstad Golf Course, Charlie Lawrence, Obsa Ali and Derek Wiebke were among the top-25 while Minnesota totaled 135 points in fourth place.
2017 Griak Invitational Race Recaps
The Gophers are pleased to host the 32nd annual Roy Griak Invitational Saturday at Les Bolstad Course.
Updated Roy Griak Invitational Schedule
Due to anticipated high temperatures and heat index on Saturday, the University of Minnesota has adjusted the schedule for the 32nd annual Roy Griak Invitational.