Note: This story will be updated as the weekend progresses. Please check back for updates. In addition, if you have a Wayzata alum athlete that is missing from this story, please email me
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Sunday morning edition
Note - There was no edition last weekend, as my son was competing in California for his first ModPen event of 2015. It was well worth the trip as he won the Youth A (17-18 yo) group, despite being 14 currently. A short highlight video can be seen here.
Boy from Brian Maas on Vimeo.
Competing this weekend:
McKenna Evans (Class of '14) - University of Nevada
The Wolfpack is at the Legends Invitational, hosted by UCLA. McKenna was scheduled to run in the Women's 5000 meters, but did not start. I'll try to find out more information.
Update: I did reach McKenna who stated, "I did 2miles of the 5k coming off from a bruised heel and am looking forward to doing the steeple in 2 weeks!"
Aaron Breyer (Class of '14) - South Dakota
Team Recap. Full results.
Up next: The Coyotes travel to Lincoln, Neb., next Saturday for the Husker Spring Invitational.
Joe Meister (Class of '13) - UW-Eau Claire
Team Recap. Results.
Michael Smith (Class of '14) - Cornell (NY)
Team recap, quotes:
"In the 400, freshman Michael Smith led the charge at 48.83, ahead of sophomore Tobenna Attah (48.94), freshman Stanford Cooper (49.09), and junior Larry Gibson (50.45), who is on the comeback trail from an indoor injury. The 4x100 relay placed ninth in 42.24 (IC4A) and the 4x400 quartet of Tobe Attah, Larry Gibson, Stanford Cooper, and Michael Smith ran 3:19.26."
Full Stanford results are here: http://www.rtspt.com/events/stanford/invite2015/
Up next: Up next for Cornell is the Bucknell and George Mason Invitational, which will take place next weekend.
Josh Thorson (Class of '12) - UW-Eau Claire
Team Recap. Results.
Obinnaya Wamuo (Class of '14) - University of Chicago
Obi competed in the 400 hurdles at the Ted Haydon Invitational (Outdoor) in Chicago on April 4. He placed 3rd in the Men's 400 Hurdles with a time of 1:00.66. His time places him 12th in the University Athletic Association (UAA) conference.
Off this weekend:
Lauren Farquhar (Class of '13) - Bethany Lutheran College (MN)
Lauren will run outdoor track for the Vikings this spring. She is a hurdle specialist. In 2014, she placed 5th in the 400 hurdles at the UMAC outdoor championships. Word is she will run the steeple this coming season. Her first outdoor meet will be April 11 at Gustavus.
Mary Franke (Class of '14) - Colorado State
Up next: In Boulder next weekend.
Annika Halverson (Class of '14) - Bethel (MN)
Alayna Sonnesyn (Class of '14) - Vermont
Marit Sonnesyn (Class of '13) - Gustavus
If Marit runs track this spring, the first meet will be April 11 at Gustavus.
Adam Brandt (Class of '13) - University of St. Thomas
Brian Jarvey (Class of '12) - University of St. Thomas
Adam Moline (Class of '12) - UW-Eau Claire
Derek Peterson (Class of '13) - Lipscomb (TN)
James Smith (Class of '14) - Cornell (NY)
Up next: Bucknell and George Mason Invitational, which will take place next weekend.