The Gophers hit five new personal records for eight-kilometer courses on Saturday between the two meets.
All five scorers for the Gophers posted finishes among the top-30 participants for the eight-kilometer course.
The Gopher men kick off the meet at 6:30 p.m. CT while the Gopher women run at 7:00 p.m. CT.
With the win, Minnesota snaps host Kansas' streak of 11-consecutive wins at the season-opening meet.
Aaron Bartnik finished fourth to earn All-Region honors.
Ali, Plasencia Rep `U' At World XC
Ali finished 52nd overall in the men's U20 race, clocking a time of 26:14 for the eight-kilometer race at the Kololo Independence Grounds.
Plasencia, Ali Set for World XC Championships
Plasencia and Ali are the latest runners with ties to the University of Minnesota to represent the United States in the last year.
Catching Up with Coach
GopherSports.com caught up with Minnesota Director of Men’s Track & Field and Cross Country Steve Plasencia to talk about all things Maroon & Gold.