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Redshirt junior Matt Welch runs in the Merrill Fischbein Men's Gold race at the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Les Bolstad golf course.

Cross country teams finish ninth at Griak meet

Alyssa Hodenfield
September 26, 2016

Both Minnesota cross country teams finished in ninth place and in the top half of teams that competed in the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational at the University of Minnesota’s Les Bolstad Golf Course.Freshman...

Freshmen twins set for Roy Griak meet

Alyssa Hodenfield
September 23, 2016

With six collegiate races and four high school races, the Roy Griak Invitational — which takes place at the University of Minnesota — has long been a staple in the cross country world.Attending...

Redshirt junior Charlie Lawrence approaches the finish line of the Oz Memorial at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 11, 2015.

Teams run to winning starts

Alyssa Hodenfield
September 12, 2016

Both Minnesota cross country teams kicked off their seasons on Friday with the Oz Memorial meet at home. The Gophers went up against Wisconsin, South Dakota State and Drake University in the meet and combined...

Cross country teams do well at the Oz Memorial

Alyssa Hodenfield
September 10, 2016

Both Gophers cross country teams ran strong at the Oz Memorial Run Friday evening.The No. 26 women’s team had 12 runners finish in the top 20, propelling it to the team title. Redshirt junior Madeline...

Team captain and junior Haley Johnson competes in the women's cross country intrasquad meet at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 4, 2015.

Men finish in 19th at NCAA meet

Thomas Jaakola
November 23, 2015

No. 16 Minnesota raced its way to a 19th-place finish at the 2015 NCAA Championships on Saturday morning. Sophomore Obsa Ali and redshirt senior Adam Zutz led the team in its first time back...

Aaron Bartnik runs the final stretch of the Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 27.

Men’s team turns season around

Thomas Jaakola
November 19, 2015

The men’s cross country team looked like they would have a disappointing year after a slow start.   The team placed only 24th out of 42 teams at the Pre-National meet on Oct. 17, missing...

Redshirt senior Adam Zutz runs at the 2015 Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Sept. 26.

Minnesota men’s team second at regional

Thomas Jaakola
November 16, 2015

The men’s cross country team used its momentum from the Big Ten Championships in a big way on Friday.   No. 26 Minnesota finished in second place overall at the 2015 NCAA Midwest Regional...

Ferlic finishes first for men’s cross country Friday at Fall Finale

Thomas Jaakola
November 9, 2015

A Gophers runner took first for the fourth year in a row at the Fall Finale on Friday evening at St. Johns University.    Minnesota freshman Connor Olson, running unattached, led the...

Bartnik returns from injury to Gophers

Thomas Jaakola
November 9, 2015

Gophers captain Aaron Bartnik returned to race just when his team needed him.   Bartnik was limited in practice for over a month and at one point had to take eight consecutive days off due to a muscular...

Barnard close to records

Thomas Jaakola
October 30, 2015

Senior diver Matt Barnard is off to a great start this season, and his favorite event, platform diving, hasn’t even started yet.   The Gophers started prepping last week for their first platform...