Adam Zutz  
Adam Zutz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Francis, Minn.

High School:
St. Francis


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.

09/11/2014

`U' Heads to UC Riverside Invitational

A number of runners will make their first official appearance as Gophers this Saturday in California.

09/05/2014

Zutz Paces Gophers at Oz Memorial

The junior from St. Francis, Minn., clocked a 19:05.0 to place second in the six-kilometer race.

09/03/2014

Gophers Kick Off Season with Oz Memorial

The Gopher men will run Friday at 7 p.m. CT at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

2014 | Junior Season
Opened the season with a runner-up performance at the Oz Memorial, a new personal best finish• his Oz time of 19:05.0 was the fastest by a Gopher at the meet since Pieter Gagnon clocked a 19:04.58 in 2009 (also finished second)• finished 21st in the Griak Invitational with a time of 25:27.1.

2013 | Redshirt Sophomore Season
Competed in five meets for the Gophers during the 2013, factoring into the team scoring in all five races • set a new personal 8K record at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, crossing the finish line at 24:34 to finish 138th • also posted a new career best finish at the Big Ten meet, placing 25th with a time of 25:03.1 • opened the season at the Griak Invitational, clocking a 25:18.3 to place 55th • came in 34th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 25:03.8 • closed out the season at the NCAA regional, placing 42nd with a time of 31:19.2 • All-Big Ten Academic honoree • earned second letter.

2012 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Competed in five events for the Gophers as a redshirt freshman in 2012 • made his Minnesota debut at the Autumn Classic on 9/14, finishing the four-mile course in 22:00.7 to place 46th • finished 49th overall at the Griak Invitational on 9/29 with a time of 25:58.4 • his time of 24:50 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational was his top eight-kilometer performance of the season • finished 51st overall at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 24:57 • closed out his season with a 46th-place performance at the NCAA Midwest Regional, crossing the finish line at 31:28.76 • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • letter winner.

2011 | Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.

High School
Graduated from St. Francis High School in 2011 • high school coaches were Becki Hanson and Andy Forbort • All-State honors in junior and senior years • won the individual state championship as a senior • 2010 Minnesota Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year • two-time Academic All State • won the 2010 Griak Gold Division • finished second at the Nike Heartland Region • took 23rd at the Nike Cross Nationals.

Personal
Born on April 20, 1993 • son of Greg Zutz and Betsy Rock-Zutz • majoring in engineering • has one sister, Maria • enjoys camping, eating, being outdoors and spending time with friends/family.

Zutz's Career Bests
10K 31:19.2 2013 NCAA Regional (Nov. 15, 2013)
8K 24:43 2013 Fall Finale (Nov. 8, 2013)
6K 19:05.0 2014 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)
Finish 2nd 2014 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)