The Gophers captains reflect on their first impressions of this year's team following preseason training
Gophers co-captain Amelia Barczi reflects on her journey as a Gopher so far and looks forward to the year ahead
Amelia Barczi, Bailey Ness, Patty O'Brien, Paige Peschel and Madeline Strandemo have been selected to lead the team.
Thirteen Gophers have been honored by the Big Ten Conference for academics this fall
Minnesota held its annual season-ending banquet and presented the team awards on Sunday
Photos of track and field student athlete Amelia Barczi.
2017 • Redshirt Senior Season: Named team co-captain • did not compete.
2016 • Redshirt Junior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • did not compete.
2015 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran one race, posting a career-best 24:51.65 as the 15th Gopher in 147th overall at the Tori Neubauer Invitational.
2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Did not compete.
2013 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Madison West High School • competed in the Wisconsin Division 1 state meet in the 800m and 4x800m relay, finishing 11th in the 800m at the 2013 meet • a Big Eight Conference champion in both the 800m and 4x800m, and school record-holder in the 4x800m • also a state meet competitor in swimming • National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member.
Personal: Born March 26, 1995 • psychology major pursuing a graduate degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences • daughter of Steve and Leigh Barczi • has two siblings, Natalie and Stephen • father ran track at the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana from 1982-1983 • enjoys backpacking, camping, traveling and photography.
Hopkins Previews NCAA Championship
11/14/2017 - W. Cross Country
Hear from head coach Sarah Hopkins ahead of Saturday's NCAA Championship in Louisville, Ky.
No. 21 Gophers Set for NCAAs
11/13/2017 - W. Cross Country
No. 21 Minnesota travels to Louisville, Ky., for the 2017 NCAA Championship this Saturday.
Gophers Secure NCAA At-Large Bid
11/11/2017 - W. Cross Country
Minnesota has received an at-large bid to the 2017 NCAA Cross Country Championship next Saturday in Louisville, Ky.