Minnesota's Gagnon Named Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week

Minnesota's Pieter Gagnon has been named Big Ten Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Sept. 13, 2011

Runner of the Week
Pieter Gagnon, Minnesota
Jr. – Minneapolis, Minn. – Washburn

  • Finished in first place at the Hornet Jamboree, completing the four-mile course in 19:28
  • The individual victory marks the first of his career
  • Led 27th-ranked Minnesota to a perfect finish as the Gophers finished with all top five runners
  • Earns the first weekly honor of his career
  • Last Minnesota Runner of the Week: Ben Blankenship (Sept. 28, 2010)

2011 Big Ten Men’s Cross Country Runners of the Week
Sept. 6: Kyle Dawson, Sr., PSU
Sept. 13: Pieter Gagnon, Jr., MINN