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Redshirt Sophomore Dawson Larance and Redshirt Senior Shane Streich approach an intersection during the 2019 Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. 

Minnesota cross country sees strong weekend showing

Brendan O'Brien
October 7, 2019

Minnesota's cross country program had a strong showing in the second straight weekend of competition for both the men's and women's teams. On the women's side, the Gophers finished ninth overall against...

Redshirt Junior Maria Eastman sprints for the finish line during the 2019 Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.  The Minnesota women's team placed third in the Division 1 race.

Minnesota cross country given short period to prepare

Brendan O'Brien
October 3, 2019

After competing at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 28, Minnesota's cross country teams have only a few days until they compete again this upcoming weekend. Coming off of a third-place finish...

Redshirt Sophomore Hunter Lucas sprints for the finish line at the 2019 Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. The Gophers' men's team placed 7th in the Division 1 race.

Women finish third, men seventh at Griak Invitational

Brendan O'Brien
September 30, 2019

On a day with nearly perfect running conditions, Minnesota's cross country program hosted the 34th annual Roy Griak Invitational Saturday morning, as the women's team finished third and the men's finished...

Roy Griak. Courtesy of Gopher Sports.

For Minnesota, the Roy Griak Invitational is more than a cross country meet

Brendan O'Brien
September 26, 2019

For the 34th time in history, Minnesota's cross country program will host the Roy Griak Invitational this Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in St. Paul.  The meet is named after Roy...

Bethany and Megan Hasz finished first and second overall at the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.

Anticipation building for Gophers heading into Griak Invitational

Brendan O'Brien
September 22, 2019

After a three-week period between meets, Minnesota's cross country program is back in action  Saturday, Sept. 28 for the 34th annual Roy Griak Invitational. The women's team is looking to repeat the...

Redshirt Sophomore Anastasia Korzenowski rounds a turn at the Les Bolstad Golf Course during the Oz Memorial on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. (Kamaan Richards / Minnesota Daily)

Korzenowski ready for success in 2019 cross country season

Brendan O'Brien
September 19, 2019

At the beginning of the season, Head Coach Sarah Hopkins and the rest of the women's cross country team at Minnesota knew different runners would need to step in and be leaders for the team throughout...

Redshirt Junior Owen Hoeft approaches an intersection with his teammates at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Friday, Sep. 6. Both Men's and Women's teams earned first place in the meet.

Despite success, Gophers cross country not satisfied with start to 2019 season

Brendan O'Brien
September 15, 2019

The Gophers' cross country program had a successful start to its season as the men's and women's teams both finished in first place at the Oz Memorial on Friday, Sept. 6.  Both teams are also in the...

Redshirt Junior Kelsey Sather sprints to cross the finish line of the Oz Memorial at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Friday, Sept. 6.

Gophers’ Kelsey Sather brings leadership, positivity to women’s cross country team

Brendan O'Brien
September 12, 2019

It's 7 a.m. on a Thursday morning, and runners on the women's cross country team are preparing for an early morning workout. Despite most of the runners being tired or groggy, redshirt senior and co-captain...

Redshirt Sophomore Anastasia Korzenowski holds the lead during the Oz Memorial on Friday, Sept. 6. Both Men's and Women's teams earned first place in the meet.

Gophers cross country dominates at the Oz Memorial

Brendan O'Brien
September 9, 2019

Minnesota's cross country program could not have asked for a better start to their season as both the men's and women's teams won the 20th annual Oz Memorial Run at Les Bolstad Golf Course Friday night. On...

Bethany and Megan Hasz run side by side at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.  The Hasz twins finished first and second overall for Gopher women's cross country at the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational.

Gophers ready to open cross country season

Brendan O'Brien
September 5, 2019

Classes are not the only thing beginning this week for the Minnesota Gophers’ Cross Country teams.  The men’s and women’s cross country teams open up the season Friday with the Oz Memorial meet...