Aaron Bartnik  
Aaron Bartnik


Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie


Gophers Set for Big Ten Meet

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


Gophers Finish 20th at Wisconsin

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


No. 27 Gophers Head to Wisconsin Meets

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


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.


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.

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)