The Gophers posted the top six overall finishes in the eight-kilometer race.
The Gophers hit five new personal records for eight-kilometer courses on Saturday between the two meets.
The Gophers listed six of the top-10 finishers in Saturday's TC 5K including champion Eric Colvin.
All five scorers for the Gophers posted finishes among the top-30 participants for the eight-kilometer course.
The 30th annual Roy Griak Invitational is set for Saturday, Sept. 26 at Les Bolstad Golf Course.
Wayde Hall Photo Gallery
Five career races.
2014 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Placed 11th at the 2015 Oz Memorial with a time of 19:24.8. • Finished 67th at the 2015 Roy Griak with a time of 26:18.7. • Placed 13th at the Jim Drews Invitational with a time of 25:16.45. • At the SJU Fall Finale, finished sixth with a time of 25:56.
2014 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Competed in three races for the Gophers and helped the team to a pair of wins • factored into the team's score in one meet • opened the season at the UC Riverside Invitational and helped the Gophers to a team title • set a new personal eight-kilometer record at the California meet with a time of 24:41.9, finishing 16th • finished 88th in the Griak Invitational with a time of 26:21.2 · finished 23rd with a time of 25:43.82 at the Jim Drews Invitational.
2013 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirted the 2013 cross country season • ran as an unattached competitor at the Oz Memorial, the Griak Invitational and the Fall Finale • opened the season with a 15th-place finish at the Oz Memorial and a time of 19:58.7 • came in 74th at the Griak Invitational, clocking a time of 25:31.2 • finished sixth at the Fall Finale to close out the season, crossing the finish line at 25:57.
A 2012 graduate of Stillwater Area High School • won the 2012 Minnesota Class 2AA state title as an individual and helped Stillwater to back-to-back state titles in his junior and senior seasons of cross country • posted a winning time of 15:21.00 at the 2012 state meet • earned a total seven individual titles in 2012 including top honors at the 2012 Suburban East Conference Championships and the 2012 Minnesota Section 4AA Championships • also helped the Ponies track & field program to state titles in 2012 and 2010 • ran for coach Scott Christensen • high school teammate of current Gopher Eric Colvin • earned a total of 11 athletic letters as a prep (four in cross country, four in track, three in wrestling) • served as team captain for cross country, track & field and wrestling.
Born on Sept. 7, 1994 • son of Tony and Jennifer Hall • plans to major in sport management.
|Hall's Career Bests|
|8K||24:41.9||UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)|
|6K||19:58.7 (UA)||Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)|
|Finish||6th (UA)||Fall Finale (Nov. 8 2013)|
Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs
The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
Zutz Honored by USATF Minnesota
The St. Francis, Minn., native was a First Team All-Big Ten and All-Region honoree this year.
Plasencia Earns USTFCCCA Honor
Steve Plasencia has been honored as the USTFCCCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year.