Adam Zutz
Adam  Zutz

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Francis, Minn.

High School:
St. Francis


02/19/2016

Bartnik, Zutz Earn Academic Honors

The duo earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors while the Gophers program was honored with as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

11/21/2015

Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs

The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P.

11/19/2015

Minnesota Made

The No. 16 Gophers will send an exclusively Minnesotan roster to the NCAA Championships on Saturday.

09/29/2015

Adam Zutz Photo Gallery

Adam Zutz Photo Gallery

GOPHERS CAREER
2015 team captain • 21 career races • three top-10 finishes • three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2012, 2013, 2014) • USTFCCCA All-Academic (2014) • three-year letter winner (2012, 2013, 2014).

2015 | REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON
Will serve as team captain with Aaron Bartnik and Christian Skaret • opened the season at the Bill Timmons Dual Classic, helping the Gophers win the team title at the event • crossed the finish line at 19:08.8 and matched his top-career finish with a runner-up showing behind teammate Aaron Bartnik. • At the 2015 Roy Griak, finished with a time of 25:24.0, good for 17th place overall and second on the Gopher's team. • Ran a career best 23:53.1 8k at the Pre-National Meet in Louisville, Kentucky good for 44th overall. • Placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 23:40.0. •  At the NCAA Regional, finished 18th with a time of 30:25.1. • Competed at the NCAA Championship with a finishing time of 30:54.4.

2014 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Competed in five meets for the Gophers, factoring into the team scoring in all five meets • set new personal records for six, eight and 10 kilometer courses • 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, a new eight-kilometer personal record • placed 29th at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 30:25.8, a 10-kilometer personal record • Academic All-Big Ten • USTFCCCA Academic All-Big Ten • earned third letter. 

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 • Academic All-Big Ten • 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, finishing the four-mile course in 22:00.7 to place 46th • finished 49th overall at the Griak Invitational 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 • earned first letter. 

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 30:25.1 NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 13, 2015)
8K 23:53.1 Pre-National Meet (Oct. 17, 2015)
6K 19:05.0 Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)
Finish 2nd Oz Memorial (Sept. 5, 2014)/Bill Timmons Dual Classic (Sept. 1, 2015)

MORE HEADLINES

Bartnik, Zutz Earn Academic Honors

2/19/2016

The duo earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors while the Gophers program was honored with as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

Black History Month: Hassan Mead

2/12/2016

In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we honor Hassan Mead

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

12/9/2015

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

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