Aaron Bartnik  
Aaron  Bartnik

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie HS

Event:
Mid-Distance


05/22/2015

Four Gophers Earn Academic All-District Honors

The Gophers now have 20 Academic All-District honorees including Bartnik, Jennings, Ferretti and Wieland.

05/21/2015

Sixteen Gophers Earn NCAA Track Bids

Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas hosts this year's NCAA West Regional.

05/16/2015

Wieland Wins Big Ten Decathlon Title

The Gophers combined for 38 points through the first two days of competition, trailing meet-leading Nebraska by just six points.

04/25/2015

`U' Closes Drake Relays With Top-Five Finishes

Minnesota closed out the 2015 Drake Relays with a pair of top-five relay finishes on Saturday in the sprint medley relay and the distance medley relay.

04/23/2015

Gophers Collect Four PRs at Drake Relays

Luca Wieland finished second in the decathlon with 7,528 points - the most by a Gopher since All-American Jack Szmanda set the school record in 2012.

Bartnik's Personal Records

2015 | JUNIOR 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. · 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.

2014 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
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.


2013 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Indoor:
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.

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.