The Minnesota Daily

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...

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.

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

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...

Redshirt sophomore Olivia Hummel, center, runs during the Oz Memorial on Friday, Sept. 7 at the Les Bolstad Golf Course.

Gophers runner sees early homecoming at UMN

Babatunde Jinadu
September 20, 2018

Olivia Hummel is not a freshman, but she is a fresh face for the No. 24 Gophers women’s cross country team, and she looks poised to run in a key spot for them this year.  Her path to the team was...

Redshirt Junior Connor Olson holds the lead during the Oz Memorial on Friday, Sept. 7 at the Les Bolstad Golf Course.

Men’s cross country team wins Greeno-Dirksen Invitational in Nebraska

Babatunde Jinadu
September 17, 2018

A week ago, the Minnesota men’s cross country team finished first among four teams at the Oz Memorial meet. The team was back in action on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the annual Greeno/Dirksen Invitational...

Sophomore Megan Hasz holds the lead during the Oz Memorial on Friday, Sept. 7 at the Les Bolstad Golf Course.

Running together: the power duo on the Gophers cross country team

Babatunde Jinadu
September 13, 2018

While most siblings have a close bond, few have a relationship as close and as successful as Minnesota’s own Megan and Bethany Hasz.  The Hasz sisters, who are twins, seemingly do everything together,...

Gopher Cross Country teams open the season on top

Babatunde Jinadu
September 8, 2018

   On September 7th, the University of Minnesota men’s and women’s cross country teams raced at Les Bolstad Golf Course on a warm Friday night in the annual Oz Memorial meet. The No. 24 Gophers...

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.

Gophers finish 19th at NCAA Championship

Anthony Bryant
November 20, 2017

With a young team and high hopes, the Gophers returned to the NCAA Championship after a year removed for the last race.  Minnesota finished in 19th place Saturday, Nov. 18 at the NCAA Championship...

Megan Hasz competes at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in St. Paul.

Gophers finish third at NCAA Midwest Regional, head to Nationals

Anthony Bryant
November 13, 2017

The Gophers looked to grab hold of their spot in the upcoming race with the cross country NCAA Championships. Minnesota finished third at the NCAA Midwest Regional Friday in Ames, Iowa to secure its bid...

Obsa Ali competes during the Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in St. Paul on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Minnesota ends its season with fifth place finish

Anthony Bryant
November 13, 2017

Every good thing must end, and for the Gophers, that good thing ended over the weekend.  The Gophers finished fifth at the 2017 Midwest Regional Friday in Ames, Iowa, ending the team’s season. Senior...

Charlie Lawrence competes at the Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Gold Course in St. Paul on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Once coached by his mother, Charlie Lawrence looks to end college career on high note

Anthony Bryant
November 9, 2017

With the season winding down and the NCAA Midwest Regional on Friday, Charlie Lawrence will prepare for the final leg of his cross country career. Born and raised in Foley, Minnesota, he’s come a long...