This year’s Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships are right around the corner, running from Friday to Sunday at the University of Iowa.
Minnesota debuted its men's and women's track teams in its new stadium in recent weeks. The women's meet garnered 10 Gophers' titles, while the men claimed nine titles on Wednesday.
The Minnesota track and field team faced competition from all over the country at the Drake Relays in Iowa over the weekend. While the team competition was not scored, the Gophers came away with four individual titles.
Upperclassmen Temi Ogunrinde and Rachel Schow are leading by example for this year’s Minnesota track and field team. Both captured event titles recently at the Stanford Invitational meet, and they’re making an impact on the team in other ways alongside other leaders.
Severe weather put a premature end to the first day of the Duke Invitational track and field meet on Friday, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Gophers from taking six titles on day two at Morris Williams Track and Field Stadium.
The 2018-19 season has brought several changes for the track and field program at the University of Minnesota. It started when former women’s team head coach Matt Bingle was named director of men's and women's track and field and cross country at the University of Minnesota.
The weather postponed what was to be Minnesota's first outdoor home meet in a decade. The team was without a stadium before the University of Minnesota Track and Field Stadium opened in September 2018.
Khalid Hussein, a freshman on the Gophers men’s track and field team, recently represented the United States at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Denmark.
Now that their season has ended, players from the Gophers' women’s basketball team are beginning to unpack the memories from their time playing under head coach Lindsay Whalen.
Minnesota played its final game of the season against Cincinnati in the second round of the WNIT. The Gophers lost 72-65 after having a lead going into the fourth quarter.