MINNEAPOLIS – The Golden Gophers celebrated the 2017 cross country season with their annual team banquet at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday. Minnesota handed out its end-of-season awards along with honoring its team captains and letterwinners.
The Gophers honored 2017 team captains Amelia Barczi, Bailey Ness, Patty O'Brien, Paige Peschel, and Madeline Strandemo for their commitment to the team and leadership during the season.
Strandemo earned her fourth letter while Courtney Alama, Emily Betz, Molly Eastman, Ness, and O'Brien were recognized with their third letter awards. Bethany Hasz; Megan Hasz, and Elyse Prescott earned their second letter awards, and first-time letterwinners Emily Castanias, Delaney FitzPatrick, Lindsey Greenlund, Abby Kohut-Jackson, Zetta Mason, Samantha Prouty, Sarah Werking, Rachel Wians, and Barczi received their University of Minnesota letter jackets as well.
2017 Gopher Team Awards
Freshman of the Year
Carl Barylak Inspiration Award
Tough as Nails
'U' Programs Earn USTFCCCA Academic Honors
2/9/2018 - W. Cross Country
Both programs were among the best in the Big Ten with the women pacing the conference and the men ranking second.
Gophers to Host Summer Camps
2/4/2018 - W. Cross Country
Registration is now open for the 2018 Minnesota Track & Field and Cross Country youth camps on July 15-19, 2018.
Gophers Hand Out Annual Team Awards
12/11/2017 - W. Cross Country
Madeline Strandemo, Bethany Hasz, and Megan Hasz were named co-MVPs of the Gophers' 2017 season.