Six qualify from women’s team Emma Spagnola, Temi Ogunrinde, Angie Guenther, Emerald Egwim, Taylor Wiebke and Madeline Strandemo all qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. “We’re just going to fine tune and get some rest,” said head coach Matt Bingle.
For four Minnesota athletes, the track and field season will continue in Eugene, Oregon on June 7. Mitch Hechsel, Nate Roese, Obsa Ali, and Luca Wieland all made the cut for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships after the West preliminary round in Austin, Texas concluded on Saturday night. “We had some good things, particularly, the first two days,” said head coach Steve Plasencia.
Minnesota did not go down easy in their Big Ten semifinal game against Iowa. After five hours of play, the Gophers lost to the Hawkeyes 7-5 in 13 innings on Saturday night in Bloomington, Indiana.