Mental fortitude isn’t something that comes to mind when talking about weight throws and shot puts.
But for the Michigan men’s track and field team, that wasn’t the case this weekend at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
The Big Ten Indoor Championships were in full throttle last weekend as the Michigan men’s track and field team finished sixth with 57 points.
Despite strong performances from its throwers, a tough first day puts Michigan in sixth place.
Some of Michigan's top athletes are performing their best just in time for the postseason.
A group of five Michigan runners came into the Boston U. John Thomas Terrier Classic looking to break the four-minute barrier — the barrier that separates great from elite.
The “Meat Factory,” a nickname affectionately given to the track and field team’s weight throwing competitors, notched the field’s top two positions.
It initially appeared that Micah Beller’s victory gave the Michigan men’s track and field team the advantage it needed to hold off Ohio State, but the Wolverines couldn't hold on.
The Wolverines finished eighth out of as many teams, scoring 47.5 points, to contribute to the Big Ten’s overall victory in the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge.
Junior Brennan Munley, the sole returner from last year’s record-setting DMR, was joined by fifth-year senior Ned Willig, sophomore Taylor McLaughlin and senior Connor Mora this past weekend.
Steven Bastien's record-breaking performance helped pave the way to a successful meet for the Michigan men's track and field team.