Matt Volz
Matt Volz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville South High School

Experience:
SQ


11/04/2011

Gophers Score a Perfect 15 to take Fall Finale

Hilsen wins Fall Finale

11/03/2011

Minnesota to Run at Fall Finale on Friday

Seven members to comepte at Fall Final

10/14/2011

Minnesota Finishes Seventh at Wisconsin adidas Invite

Gophers finish ahead of four higher ranked teams

2011 • Senior Season: Ran in one meet • paced all Gophers at the Oz Memorial 6k with 19:25.16, finishing third overall

2010 • Junior Season: Finished second overall and first for the Gophers at the Oz Memorial, with a time of 19:18.94 • came in at 159th overall (21:15.44) at the Roy Griak Invite • competed at the Jim Drews Invite and finished 16th overall with a time of 25:10.9.

2009 • Sophomore Season: Competed in two meets • Gophers' fourth runner (19:37.72) on Oz title team, placing 11th overall.

On the Track: Will be a junior in 2011 • competes in the mile, 800m, 1,500m and 3,000m.

High School: A 2007 graduate of Lakeville South High School • high school coach was Mike Mader • All-Lake Conference honoree in cross country and track as a senior • earned eight varsity letters, three in cross country, two in track and two in Nordic skiing.

Personal: Born Nov. 26, 1988 • civil engineering major • parents are Jerry and Jane Volz • has a younger sister Michelle, who is a freshman on the Gopher women's cross country/track team • spent one year attending Colorado School of Mines • served as a team manager for the Gopher men's track team in 2009 • enjoys playing golf and trekking through the Boundary Waters.

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GopherSports.com caught up with the new Minnesota men's cross country captain this week.

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