Aaron Bartnik
Aaron  Bartnik


Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie HS



‘U’ Captures Seven Titles at Home

Nick Bachinski picked up a win and a personal record in the high jump for the second week in a row.


Gophers Garner Eight Titles at Northwest Open

The Gophers return to action at home next weekend with the Minnesota Open.


Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom


Three Gophers Punch Tickets to Oregon

Goaner Deng, Gian Ferretti and Luke Johnson advanced to the NCAA championships next month in Eugene, Ore.


Gophers Bound for NCAA Regional at Texas

Fifteen Gophers will be in NCAA regional action this weekend at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

Bartnik's Personal Records


Finished second in the one mile at the 2015 Northwest Open with a time of 4:11.30.• took first in dual play at Wisconsin in the 3000 meter run with a time of 8:39.30. • at the 2015 Iowa State Classic, placed 11th in the 3000 meter run with a time of 8:05.45. • at the 2015 B1G Indoor Championships, placed 17th in his heat in the 3000 meter with a time of 8:29.49. • in the 5000 meter at the 2015 B1G Indoor's, placed 10th overall with a time of 14:06.15.

Indoor: At the 2014 Snowshoe Open finished 8th with a time of 1:55.35 in the 800 meters • in the 3000 meters at the 2014 Bill Bergan Invitational placed 5th with a time of 8:15.41. Outdoor: Won the Carleton Relays in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:55.09 • placed third in the UW La Crosse Open 1500 meters with a time of 3:55.00. At the 2014 Drake Relays finished 5th in the 5000 meters with a time of 14:14.95 • finished 20th in the 5000 meters at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 14:31.26.

Ran the mile at the Snowshoe Open finishing in 18th with a time of 4:26.53. Outdoor-Ran the 3000 meters at the John McDonnell Invitational finishing second whith a time of 8:47.13• also took fifth in the 3000 meters at the Iowa Musco Invitational• Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Graduated from Eden Prairie in 2011 • high school coaches were Jeff Lindlief and Bruce Kivimaki • two time all-state selection • three time all conference in cross country • two time Section 6AA Cross Country Champion • AA Individual State Cross Country Champion in 2009 • NXN Heartland Regional Champion (15:33 in the 5K) • Minnesota Boys Cross Country Gatorade Runner of the Year • finished 29th in the state championship as a sophomore, first as a junior and third overall as a senior • took eighth in the state championships in Nordic Skiing as a senior • graduated with honors and a gold cord after earning a 3.9 GPA.

Born on January 2, 1993 • son of Dan and Julene Bartnik • majoring in electrical engineering • enjoys playing ping-pong, soccer and unicycling.


Gophers Return to Action at ISU Classic


The Iowa State Classic is the longest running track and field meet hosted by Iowa State University.

Johnson Named USATF Minnesota Athlete of the Month


The senior captain won all three shot put competitions he participated in during the month of January.

Gophers Pace Shot Put at Bethel


True freshman Johnathan Tharaldsen qualified for the USA Track & Field Junior Championship with his personal record on Saturday.

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