Two of Minnesota’s runners, Bethany Hasz and Anastasia Korzenowski, earned personal record times at the Big Ten Cross Country Championship meet in Lincoln, Nebraska on Sunday. Both had stellar performances, but Korzenowski’s outing especially shined given her young age.
The University of Minnesota cross country program competed at the 2018 Big Ten Cross Country Championships meet on Sunday morning in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Individual awards early in her career aren't going to faze Sophomore Destiny Pitts, the reigning Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Pitts prefers to give most of the credit for the award to her teammates, among whom she is known more popularly by her last name, which doubles as her nickname.
The 2018-2019 Minnesota women’s basketball team opened up its season with the Maroon and Gold Showcase at Williams Arena on Saturday. The Gophers played against a scout team of male players who they also regularly compete against in practice.
The Minnesota women’s basketball team began their first official practices of the season earlier this month. A familiar face is back on the sideline for the first time since 2004.
The Minnesota cross country program split up to compete in five different races from Friday through Saturday.
Patty O’Brien has seemed to be one step ahead of the competition in cross country and in school.
The University of Minnesota men’s and women’s cross country teams were in action again on Saturday at the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational. The course was buzzing with thousands of athletes and spectators focused on eight separate races scheduled throughout the morning.
Seth Eliason had missed running with his high school teammates, Owen Hoeft and Hunter Staack. The Hopkins, Minnesota native spent a year in Washington, D.C. and competed for the Georgetown Hoyas before deciding to transfer home to the Gophers, reuniting with his old teammates in the process.
This week on the trails, the Gophers women’s cross country team raced at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown meet in Boston. Twelve of the Gophers’ top runners were at the start line just before 3 p.m. on Friday to face some of the best teams in the country. The non-travel squad remained in Minnesota to race locally at the St. Olaf Invite in Northfield, Minnesota on Saturday. Before the doubleheader, head coach Sarah Hopkins spoke about her expectations for race day.