The men’s 10-kilometer race is set for 1 p.m. CT while the women’s six-kilometer race starts at 12 p.m. CT.
Zutz's time was the fifth fastest eight-kilometer performance in University of Minnesota history.
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.
Riley Macon Photo Gallery
12 career races • three top-10 finishes • Academic All-Big Ten (2014) • letter winner (2014).
2015 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Opened the season at the Bill Timmons Dual Classic, helping the Gophers win a team title at the six-kilometer race • finished eighth overall at the meet with a time of 19:33.0. • Placed 51st at the 2015 Roy Griak with a time of 26:04.5. • At the Pre-National meet, finished the 8k race with a time of 24:41.8. • Ran the 8k in 25:07.9 at the Big Ten Championships.
2014 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Competed in five races for the Gophers • factored into the team scoring in two meets • ran a 19:22.1 to open the 2014 campaign at the Oz Memorial, setting a new personal six-kilometer record in the process • finished 93rd in the Griak Invitational with a time of 26:23.9 · placed seventh overall with a time of 24:58.41 at the Jim Drews Invitational, pacing the Gophers in a team win • finished 62nd overall at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 25:05.9 • finished 69th with a time of 31:11.8 at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional • earned first letter • Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Competed in four meets for the Gophers • opened the year with a 16th-place showing at the Oz Memorial, finishing in 19:59.5 • clocked a 25:38.5 at the Griak Invitational, finishing 83rd • came in 117th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 25:58.1 • closed out the year with a 25:19 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing 211th.
2012 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirted the 2012 cross country season • competed as an unattached runner at the Oz Memorial, running a 20:14.80 to finish 29th.
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.
Born May 5, 1994 • son of Bill and Cindy Macon.
|Macon's Career Bests|
|10K||31.11.8||NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 14, 2014)|
|8K||24:41.8||Louisville DI Pre-Nationals (Oct. 17, 2015)|
|6K||19:22.1||Oz Memorial (Sept.5, 2014)|
|Finish||7th||Jim Drews Invitational (Oct 18, 2014)|
Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs
The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
Zutz Honored by USATF Minnesota
The St. Francis, Minn., native was a First Team All-Big Ten and All-Region honoree this year.
Plasencia Earns USTFCCCA Honor
Steve Plasencia has been honored as the USTFCCCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year.