Sept. 16, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota men's cross country program maintained its position in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional poll, announced by the group today. The Gophers remain sixth in the Midwest Region following an off weekend.
This week's regional poll remained stagnant in positions 1-6 with Oklahoma State, Tulsa, Missouri and Kansas sitting in front of Minnesota.
The Gophers return to action on Sat., Sept. 28 with the 28th annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights, Minn. Minnesota will honor legendary coach Roy Griak for his 50 years of service to the University of Minnesota at the event. The athletic department will also host a celebration for Griak on Thursday, Sept. 26 at TCF Bank Stadium. Learn more by visiting the Golden Gopher Fund.
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.