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Cross Country

Roy Griak

Griak to take place without namesake

by Tommy Jaakola
Published September 22, 2015
The annual meet is named after Minnesota coach Roy Griak, who passed away in July.
Sophomore Obsa Ali approaches the finish line of the Oz Memorial race at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 11, 2015.

After move from Ethiopia Ali discovers how to run

by Tommy Jaakola
Published September 15, 2015
The sophomore has been one of the Gophers top five runners in each of his last five meets.
Sophomore Obsa Ali approaches the finish line of the Oz Memorial race at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 11, 2015.

Women’s team wins first meet of season

by Tommy Jaakola
Published September 14, 2015
The men finished in second place at the annual Oz Memorial over the weekend.

Anderson returns as key runner

by Tommy Jaakola
Published September 10, 2015
In her first season racing, Anderson was a top finisher for the Gophers.
Gophers legend Roy Griak passes away

Gophers legend Roy Griak passes away

by Emily Polglaze
Published July 22, 2015

Roy Griak, a University of Minnesota legend, has crossed the final finish line. Griak, a Gophers coach and administrative assistant since 1963, passed away July 9 at the age of 91. âÄúRoy went...

Minnesota wraps up season disappointed

by Matt Greenstein
Published November 24, 2014
The Gophers placed last as a team at the NCAA championships.
Gophers redshirt junior Kaila Urick runs the final stretch of the Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 27.

Gophers prepare for final meet

by Matt Greenstein
Published November 20, 2014

In what head coach Sarah Hopkins called a “really quick turnaround,” the Gophers will race at the NCAA championships Saturday just eight days after placing second at the NCAA Midwest regional. Hopkins...

Women advance to NCAA championships

by Matt Greenstein
Published November 17, 2014
The men’s team placed fourth at the NCAA Midwest regional.
Junior Aaron Bartnik runs the final stretch of the Division 1 Mens race at the Roy Griak Cross Country Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.

Gophers head to NCAA regional

by Matt Greenstein
Published November 13, 2014
Both the men's and women's team will try to qualify for the national meet this weekend.

Men sweep top five spots

by Matt Greenstein
Published November 10, 2014
The men’s and women’s second groups wrapped up their seasons.

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