March 19, 2012
Adam Zutz and Aaron Bartnik finished fourth and fifth at the NACAC championships. Both clocked in at 19.44 to claim fourth and fifth place in the 6k race for the United States. The event took place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday.
The pair qualified in February by placing second and third in the 8k junior race at the 2012 USA Cross Country Championships in St. Louis, Mo.
Volunteer assistant coach Chris Rombough finished 13th in the men's senior 8k race with a time of 25:45.97. He ran to fourth place finish in the 12k, at the national championships to qualify for Team USA.
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.