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Minnesota cross country teams compete at NCAA Midwest Regional Meet

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

Babatunde Jinadu

November 12, 2018

On Friday, the Minnesota cross country program competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet on Newman Golf Course in Peoria, Illinois. The No. 23-ranked women’s team ended up in third place with a score of 185 points, and the men’s team finished in fifth place with 173 team points. For the women, Be...

Gophers show off depth in fall season

Molly Eastman crosses the finish line at the Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Babatunde Jinadu

November 7, 2018

Six captains have provided the Minnesota women’s cross country team with valuable leadership this season. Among these leaders, first-year captain and fifth-year senior Molly Eastman has been especially impactful. “She’s been having an awesome year. I think she, being a fifth-year, has definitel...

Cross country team closes out regular season

The Gophers women's cross country team competes against other Division I teams at the Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 23 in St. Paul.

Babatunde Jinadu

November 5, 2018

The Minnesota cross country team braved rocky weather to finish off its fall season. The No. 23 Gophers closed its regular season Sunday with the 38th annual Rocky’s Run meet. It rained all morning at Les Bolstad Golf Course, and the rain increased in intensity just before race time. The elements were a ...

Redshirt freshman finding her stride for women’s cross country team

Gopher women's cross country prepares to run the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2019.

Babatunde Jinadu

November 1, 2018

Two of Minnesota’s runners, Bethany Hasz and Anastasia Korzenowski, earned personal record times at the Big Ten Cross Country Championship meet in Lincoln, Nebraska on Sunday. Both had stellar performances, but Korzenowski’s outing especially shined given her young age. As a redshirt freshman, Korzenows...

Women cross country team places sixth, men’s team takes seventh at Big Ten Championships

Babatunde Jinadu

October 29, 2018

The University of Minnesota cross country program competed at the 2018 Big Ten Cross Country Championships meet on Sunday morning in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Beforehand, women’s team head coach Sarah Hopkins previewed her expectations for the meet. “I think on any given day there are six teams th...

Five races in two days for Minnesota cross country teams

Gopher women's cross country prepares to run the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2019.

Babatunde Jinadu

October 15, 2018

The Minnesota cross country program split up to compete in five different races from Friday through Saturday. First, on Friday, seven runners from the women’s team saw action in Peoria, Illinois at the Bradley Classic. Lindsey Greenlund led this Gophers' squad, with a personal record time of 21:51....

Patty O’Brien is leaving everything on the course this season

Patty O'Brien, who had a top-20 finish runs the course. Teammates and sisters Bethany and Megan Hasz finished first and second overall for Gopher women's cross country at the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Babatunde Jinadu

October 4, 2018

Patty O’Brien has seemed to be one step ahead of the competition in cross country and in school. Coming into her fifth year at the University of Minnesota, O’Brien has completed her master’s degree in just four years. This year, she’s not only progressing toward the completion of an additiona...

Women’s cross country team wins the Roy Griak Invitational

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

Babatunde Jinadu

October 1, 2018

The University of Minnesota men’s and women’s cross country teams were in action again on Saturday at the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational. The course was buzzing with thousands of athletes and spectators focused on eight separate races scheduled throughout the morning. The women's team showed ou...

The Gophers welcome back Minnesota-native Seth Eliason

Babatunde Jinadu

September 27, 2018

Seth Eliason had missed running with his high school teammates, Owen Hoeft and Hunter Staack.  The Hopkins, Minnesota native spent a year in Washington, D.C. and competed for the Georgetown Hoyas before deciding to transfer home to the Gophers, reuniting with his old teammates in the process.  As Eliason is a thr...

Gophers go “Coast-to-Coast” at the Battle in Beantown meet

Freshman Bethany Hasz runs in the Jack Johnson Women's Gold Race at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

Babatunde Jinadu

September 24, 2018

This week on the trails, the Gophers women’s cross country team raced at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown meet in Boston. Twelve of the Gophers’ top runners were at the start line just before 3 p.m. on Friday to face some of the best teams in the country. The non-travel squad remained in Mi...