Adam Zutz  
Adam Zutz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Francis, Minn.

High School:
St. Francis


11/14/2014

Gophers Finish Fourth at NCAA Regional

Aaron Bartnik finished fourth to earn All-Region honors.

11/13/2014

Gophers Head to NCAA Midwest Regional

The University of Minnesota men's cross country team returns to action this Friday at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional in Peoria, Ill.

11/06/2014

Minnesota Set for Fall Finale

Minnesota has boasted the individual champion at the Fall Finale for two-straight years.

11/02/2014

Bartnik, Gophers Finish Seventh at B1G Meet

Minnesota returns to competition next Friday with the Fall Finale in Collegeville, Minn.

10/30/2014

Gophers Set for Big Ten Meet

Iowa hosts this year's conference meet on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 11:45 a.m. CT.

2014 | Junior Season
Opened the season with a runner-up performance at the Oz Memorial, a new personal best finish• his Oz time of 19:05.0 was the fastest by a Gopher at the meet since Pieter Gagnon clocked a 19:04.58 in 2009 (also finished second)• finished 21st in the Griak Invitational with a time of 25:27.1. • Finished 33rd at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 24:23.1. • Placed 29th at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 30:25.8.

2013 | Redshirt Sophomore Season
Competed in five meets for the Gophers during the 2013, factoring into the team scoring in all five races • set a new personal 8K record at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, crossing the finish line at 24:34 to finish 138th • also posted a new career best finish at the Big Ten meet, placing 25th with a time of 25:03.1 • opened the season at the Griak Invitational, clocking a 25:18.3 to place 55th • came in 34th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 25:03.8 • closed out the season at the NCAA regional, placing 42nd with a time of 31:19.2 • All-Big Ten Academic honoree • earned second letter.

2012 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Competed in five events for the Gophers as a redshirt freshman in 2012 • made his Minnesota debut at the Autumn Classic on 9/14, finishing the four-mile course in 22:00.7 to place 46th • finished 49th overall at the Griak Invitational on 9/29 with a time of 25:58.4 • his time of 24:50 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational was his top eight-kilometer performance of the season • finished 51st overall at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 24:57 • closed out his season with a 46th-place performance at the NCAA Midwest Regional, crossing the finish line at 31:28.76 • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • letter winner.

2011 | Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.

High School
Graduated from St. Francis High School in 2011 • high school coaches were Becki Hanson and Andy Forbort • All-State honors in junior and senior years • won the individual state championship as a senior • 2010 Minnesota Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year • two-time Academic All State • won the 2010 Griak Gold Division • finished second at the Nike Heartland Region • took 23rd at the Nike Cross Nationals.

Personal
Born on April 20, 1993 • son of Greg Zutz and Betsy Rock-Zutz • majoring in engineering • has one sister, Maria • enjoys camping, eating, being outdoors and spending time with friends/family.

Zutz's Career Bests
10K 30:25.8 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 14, 2014)
8K 24:23.1 2014 Big Ten Championship (Nov. 2, 2014)
6K 19:05.0 2014 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)
Finish 2nd 2014 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)