The University of Minnesota men's track & field program dominated a rare dual meet on Saturday afternoon against Border Battle rival Wisconsin, picking up a 98-59 win over the Badgers.
The Gophers dominated its season opener on Saturday to the tune of 14 individual titles.
Minnesota totaled 44 points over the three-day event at Purdue's Rankin Track & Field including several top-10 performances on Sunday in the meet finale.
Minnesota returns to action next weekend with the 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Lafayette, Ind.
The Gophers continue to compete at the Drake Relays on Friday and Saturday.
2015 Season - Indoor: 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.
High School: 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.
Personal:born on January 2, 1993 son of Dan and Julene Bartnik majoring in electrical engineering enjoys playing ping-pong, soccer and unicycling.