Josh Thorson
Josh Thorson


Plymouth, Minn.

High School:


Minnesota Heads to Ames for NCAA Regional

Steve Plasencia has led the Gophers to three NCAA regional titles and 14 NCAA championship appearances.


Gophers Return to Action at Notre Dame Invitational

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.


Gophers Finish Seventh at NCAA Midwest Regional

Derek Storkel paced Minnesota in 36th place.


Griak Rosters

Griak Rosters

2012• Freshman Season: Made his Minnesota debut at the 2012 NCAA Midwest Regional• finished 81st overall in the 10-kilometer race with a time of 32:33.25• letter winner.

High School: Graduated from Wayzata High School in 2012 • high school coach was Bill Miles • the 2011-12 Gatorade Minnesota Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year • the 2011 Minnesota Class AA State Champion • posted a winning time of 15:29.9 in his final state championship appearance • three-time First Team All-State selection • finished sixth at the Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional championships in 2011 with a time of 15:38.5 • earned individual medalist honors at the 2011 Classic Lake Conference Championships with a time of 15:47.50 and the 2011 Minnesota Section 6AA Championships with a time of 15:35.40 • also competed on Wayzata's track & field team, earning the 2012 state title in the 3200m and runner-up honors in the 1600m.

Personal: Born on Nov. 29, 1993 • son of Dan and Kathryn Thorson.


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.

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