Minnesota's Mead Takes Home Men's Runner of the Week Accolades

Minnesota's Hassan Mead has been named the Big Ten Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Sept. 27, 2011

Runner of the Week
Hassan Mead, Minnesota
Sr. – Minneapolis, Minn. – South 

  • Finished in third place at the Roy Griak Invitational with an 8,000-meter time of 23:49
  • Helped No. 24 Minnesota to a third-place team finish
  • The top-five finish marks the third of his career at the Griak Invitational
  • Earns the fifth weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Runner of the Week: Pieter Gagnon (Sept. 13, 2011)

2011 Big Ten Men’s Cross Country Runners of the Week
Sept. 6: Kyle Dawson, Sr., PSU
Sept. 13: Pieter Gagnon, Jr., MINN
Sept. 20: Jake Edwards, Sr., OSU; Michael Brice, So., WIS
Sept. 27: Hassan Mead, Sr., MINN