Matt Volz
Matt Volz


Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville South High School



Gophers Score a Perfect 15 to take Fall Finale

Hilsen wins Fall Finale


Minnesota to Run at Fall Finale on Friday

Seven members to comepte at Fall Final


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.


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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