Aaron Bartnik  
Aaron Bartnik

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie


10/30/2014

Gophers Set for Big Ten Meet

Iowa hosts this year's conference meet on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 11:45 a.m. CT.

10/17/2014

Gophers Finish 20th at Wisconsin

Minnesota continues the 2014 season at the 2014 Jim Drews Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18

10/15/2014

No. 27 Gophers Head to Wisconsin Meets

Minnesota will compete in Madison on Friday and then again in Ettrick on Saturday.

09/27/2014

Gophers Finish Third in Close Griak Race

Just nine points separated the top four teams on Saturday at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights.

09/25/2014

Gophers Host 29th Annual Griak Invitational

The 2014 Merrill Fischbein Men's Gold Competition is set for 12:20 p.m. on Saturday at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

2014 | Redshirt Junior Season
Opened the season at the UC Riverside Invitational and paced the Gophers with a second-place finish to earn Big Ten Athlete of the Week honors • also set a new personal eight-kilometer record of 24:07.1 at the Califonia race • finished 8th overall in the Griak Invitational with a time of 25:07.0• finished 30th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, crossing the finish line at 24:11.

2013 | Redshirt Sophomore Season
Returned from injury to win the 2013 Fall Finale in his collegiate debut • paced the 8K race with a time of 24:43 • Academic All-Big Ten honoreee.

2012 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Did not see action during the 2012 cross country season.

2011 | Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.

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.

Bartnik's Career Bests
8K 24:07.1 UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)
Finish 1st 2013 Fall Finale (Nov. 8, 2013)