Sept. 16, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota men's cross country program maintained its position in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional poll, announced by the group today. The Gophers remain sixth in the Midwest Region following an off weekend.
This week's regional poll remained stagnant in positions 1-6 with Oklahoma State, Tulsa, Missouri and Kansas sitting in front of Minnesota.
The Gophers return to action on Sat., Sept. 28 with the 28th annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights, Minn. Minnesota will honor legendary coach Roy Griak for his 50 years of service to the University of Minnesota at the event. The athletic department will also host a celebration for Griak on Thursday, Sept. 26 at TCF Bank Stadium. Learn more by visiting the Golden Gopher Fund.
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.