Nov. 3, 2012
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Three members of the Minnesota men’s cross country team finished in the top five of Friday’s Fall Finale in Collegeville including Blayne Dulian, who took home individual honors with a time of 25:01.00 in the 8k race.
Dulian, a sophomore from Coon Rapids, Minn., bested runner-up Mitch Kraft of Black Hills State by 14 seconds for the individual title while Minnesota redshirt freshman Alex Brend and junior Steve Sulkin crossed the finish line together at 25:18 with Brend just barely edging his teammate for third in the event.
Minnesota returns to action on November 9 at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Springfield, Mo.
‘U’ Alum Siegmeier Joins Gophers Staff
A two-time All-American and three-time Big Ten champion, Zach Siegmeier will serve as director of operations for men's track & field and cross country.
Griak Feature: Martin Smith
Martin Smith is one of eight Roy Griak Invitational Hall of Fame inductees who will be honored at this year's meet.
Blankenship, Mead Shine in Olympic Finals
Mead and Blankenship recorded the best Olympic finishes by Gophers since Staffan Strand finished sixth in the high jump for Sweden during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.