Purdue will host this year's conference championship with the men's race scheduled for 9:45 a.m. CT on Sunday.
The Gophers return to action on Nov. 3 with the Big Ten Championships in West Lafayette, Ind.
Minnesota will run at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Jim Drews Invitational on Saturday.
Among a talented field of teams, Minnesota improved its standing in the national outlook.
Notre Dame's Burke Golf Course hosts the event with some of the most highly touted programs in the nation set to compete in the men's race.
2012 Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2012 cross country season competed as an unattached runner at the Oz Memorial, finishing 33rd overall with a time of 20:19.30.
High School: Graduated from Rochester Mayo High School in 2012 high school coach was Brett Carroll finished second at the 2012 Minnesota Class AA State Championships - a school record - with a time of 15:39.50, behind current Gophers teammate Josh Thorson the All-State honoree helped the Spartans earn a state championship bid in 2012 - the first time a Rochester program had done so in more than 20 years and Rochester Mayo's first state championship appearance since 1991 to earn individual medalist at the 2012 MSHSL Section 1AA Championship with a time of 15:42.24 and the 2012 Big 9 Conference Championship with a time of 15:52.60 also earned individual titles at the Swain Meet, the Ev Berg Invitational, the All-City Cross Country Invite and the Mayo Invite competed at the Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional and the Foot Locker Midwest Regional also competed in Nordic skiing and track at Rochester Mayo and won the 2012 Class AA State 1600 Championship.
Personal: Born May 5, 1994 son of Bill and Cindy Macon