Blayne Dulian
Blayne  Dulian


Coon Rapids, Minn.

High School:
Coon Rapids


Fall Finale Next Up on Schedule

The Gophers will send a small contingency of runners to Collegeville, Minn.


Gophers Head to Big Ten Championships

Northwestern hosts this year's conference meet at the Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course.


Dulian's High Aspirations Continue in Senior Season

The Coon Rapids, Minn., native is a two-sport captain this season in cross country and track & field.


Gophers Finish Fourth at NCAA Regional

Aaron Bartnik finished fourth to earn All-Region honors.


Gophers Head to NCAA Midwest Regional

The University of Minnesota men's cross country team returns to action this Friday at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional in Peoria, Ill.

2014 team captain • 15 career races • one career win (2012 Fall Finale) • two top-10 finishes • three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2012, 2013, 2014) • three-year letter winner (2012, 2013, 2014). 


Team captain • competed in five meets for the Gophers and factored into the team's scoring in four events • opened the year at the UC Riverside Invitational, helping the Gophers to a team title • set a new personal record for an eight-kilometer course at the meet with a time of 24:25.9, finishing 11th • finished 57th in the Griak Invitational with a time of 26:02.3 • finished 108th overall (105th among scorers) with a time of 24:41 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • placed 54th at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 24:53.8 • finished 30th at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 30:47.3 • Academic All-Big Ten • earned third letter.

Ran in four meets for the Gophers as a junior • opened the season with a fourth-place finish at the Oz Memorial, clocking a 19:35.2 at the meet • finished 75th at the Griak Invitational with a time of 25:33.6 • came in 44th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 25:11.2 • closed out the season at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing 278th with a time of 26:23 • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned second letter.

Competed in four races for the Gophers as a sophmore in 2012 • opened the season with a 12th-place finish at the Oz Memorial, finishing second among Gophers runners with a time of 19:40.62 • added a 94th-place finish at the Griak Invitational, crossing the finish line at 26:56.8 • also finished 18th in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, posting a time of 25:04 • best finish came at the Fall Finale, where he placed first overall with a time of 25:01.00 • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned first letter.

Ran in two meets • best finish came at the Oz Memorial where he placed fourth on the team with 20:17.04 • raced the Roy Griak Invitational in 26:33.5.

Redshirted his first year with the Gophers.

A 2010 graduate of Coon Rapids High School • high school coaches were Denny Green and Don Timm • state champion as a junior in the 1,600m at the 2009 Minnesota Class AA track meet with a time of 4:16.56 • finished third in 2010 with a time of 4:14.80 • placed ninth in the 2009 Minnesota Class AA cross country meet • Northwest Suburban Conference champion once in cross country and three times in track • two-time all-state performer • set school record in 1,600m • also a two-time letterwinner in basketball • graduated with honors.

Born Jan. 22, 1992 • son of Dave Dulian and Janine Norling, step-father is Tim • has a younger brother, Sam and a step-brother, Justin • enjoys sports, TV, food, and spending time with friends.

Dulian's Career Bests
10K 30:47.3 NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 22, 2014)
8K 24:25.9 UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)
6K 19:35.2 Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)
Finish 1st Fall Finale (Nov. 2, 2012)


Bartnik, Zutz Earn Academic Honors


The duo earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors while the Gophers program was honored with as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

Black History Month: Hassan Mead


In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we honor Hassan Mead

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics


Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

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