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UND M Cross Country BIO
Scott Kvidera
Player Profile:
Scott Kvidera 1886776
Year: Senior
Hometown: Minnetonka, Minn.
High School: Minnetonka High School
Major: Honors, Commercial Aviation

2017-18
Cross Country (Senior):
Voted team captain.

2016-17
Cross Country (Junior): UND’s No. 4 runner at both the NCAA Midwest Regional and the Big Sky Conference Championship … Ran an 8K time of 27 minutes, 19.7 seconds at the conference meet … Clocked a 10K time of 33:34.2 at the regional championship ... Earned third letter.

Indoor (Junior): Earned the 10th-fastest 800-meter time in UND history … Clocked a time of 1:55.83 at South Dakota State… Helped UND to a seventh-place finish at the Big Sky Indoor Conference Championship in the distance medley relay  … The team ran the fourth-fastest time in UND history 

Outdoor (Junior): Competed in two outdoor meets. 

2015-16
Cross Country (Sophomore): Competed in five meets … Ran season-best time of 26 minutes, 36.7 seconds at UND Ron Pynn Classic … Earned second letter.

Indoor (Sophomore): Ran a PR in the mile at South Dakota State’s Jim Emmerich Invitational with a time of 4:21.40 … Time was the 10th-fastest in UND history… Helped UND place 10th in the distance medley relay at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championship … Time earned the team the No. 9 mark in UND history … Runner-up in the 800-meter run at the Bison Classic with a time of 1:58.98.

Outdoor (Sophomore): Ran a PR and was the runner-up in the 800-meters at the Cobber Twilight … Clocked a time of 1:54.88 … Finished fourth in the same event at the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a run of 1:56.81… Earned second track letter.

2014-15 
Cross Country (Freshman): Ran a time of 32 minutes, 57.3 seconds in the 10,000-meter run at the NCAA Cross Country Midwest Regional (Nov. 14) … At the Big Sky Cross Country Championship (Nov. 1), clocked a time of 27:09.7 … Earned first letter in cross country.

Indoor (Freshman): Named to Big Sky Conference Winter All-Academic Team …Helped UND to a sixth-place finish in the distance medley relay at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championship (Feb. 26-28) … 

Outdoor (Freshman): Placed third in the 1,500-meters at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (March 13-14) with a time of 4:12.22 … Finished fifth in the 800-meters at the Dakota Duals (April 4) with a time of 1:57.58 … Won the 800-meters at the Lyle Hokanson Classic (May 2) with a time of 1 minute, 55.08 seconds … Earned first track letter.

Before UND
A 2014 graduate of Minnetonka High School ... Lettered four times in track and cross country as a prep ... Two-time team MVP in cross country (2013, 2012) and 2014 team MVP in track ... Served as team captain of both squads as a senior ... A state participant in track in the 1,600-meters (2014) and 4x800 relay (2013) ... Also qualified for state meet in cross country in 2013 ... Earned All-Lakes Conference honors in track in each of his three years and was also an all-conference performer in cross country in 2013 ... Member of Minnetonka's school-record distance medley relay team ... An academic all-state selection in track in 2013 ... Was a National Merit Commended Scholar and an AP Scholar with Distinction in 2013.

Personal
In the honors program and majoring in commercial aviation ... Son of Steve and Sandy Kvidera.

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