Gophers alum Aaron Bartnik, an All-Big Ten competitor in cross country, finished second overall in the five-kilometer race with a time of 15:03.
Competing at Les Bolstad Golf Course, Charlie Lawrence, Obsa Ali and Derek Wiebke were among the top-25 while Minnesota totaled 135 points in fourth place.
Four first-year Gophers ran unattached at Minnesota's Oz Memorial
Oz Memorial Gallery
A 2017 gradaute of Arlington High School • National Scholastic Athletics Foundation All-American at the New Balance National Indoors • three-time all-state honoree • competed as a prep for Stephen Arnett • won eight conference titles including four-straight 4x800 meter relay crowns and back-to-back titles in the 1,600 meters • captured four conference titles as a senior (4x800 meter relay, 1,600 meters, 1,000 meters, 600 meters) • part of Arlington's school record in the 4x800 meter relay (7:40.6) • earned a spot on the Principal's List four years in a row and a four-year Scholar Athlete at Arlington • also played AAU basketball and was an all-league soccer player at Arlington.
Born on Dec. 9, 1998 in Rochester, Minn. • native of Poughquag, N.Y. • son of Dave and Kari Morrison • has one brother, Steve, who runs at Marist • father was a three-time All-American distance runner (twice in cross country, once in track) for the Gophers • enjoys hiking and outdoor activies • lists qualifying for the NYRR Millrose Games mile as a senior as his most memorable sports experience • plans to major in computer science/finance.
Lucas Adds to Resume in El Salvador
2/22/2018 - M. Cross Country
Gopher freshman Hunter Lucas finished 22nd at the 2018 NACAC Cross Country Championships in La Libertad, El Salvador.
Lucas Reps 'U' in El Salvador
2/18/2018 - M. Cross Country
A native of Fargo, N.D., Lucas finished 22nd on Saturday, covering the course in 27:08.0.
'U' Programs Earn USTFCCCA Academic Honors
2/9/2018 - M. Cross Country
Both programs were among the best in the Big Ten with the women pacing the conference and the men ranking second.