SAINT PAUL, Minn. (GopherSports.com) – The University of Minnesota men’s cross country program was officially off this weekend although a number of current team members and program alums were in action Saturday morning at the TC5K.
Gophers alum Aaron Bartnik, an All-Big Ten competitor in cross country, finished second overall in the five-kilometer race with a time of 15:03. Hunter Lucas came in third six seconds later at 15:09 while Patrick Roos finished fifth with a time of 15:22.
Jordan MacIntosh placed seventh at 15:46 while redshirt freshman Jack Manderscheid came in eighth with a time of 15:49. Joe Morrison finished 10th at 16:26 as the Gophers featured six current or former competitors in the top-10.
Lucas, Roos, MacIntosh and Morrison are all true freshman for the Gophers this year and are competing unattached.
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