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Juniors Erin Wysocki and Nate Peterson earned Most Valuable honors.
Cross country program hands out 2013 team awards
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Updated: Friday 12/19/2013 09:56:48 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Juniors Erin Wysocki and Nate Peterson were named the University of North Dakota’s Most Valuable Runners today as head cross country coach Dick Clay announced his 2013 team award recipients.

Wysocki made history this fall when she earned All-Big Sky Conference and NCAA Division I All-Midwest Region honors, both firsts by a UND cross country runner. The Grand Forks, N.D., native placed fifth at the Big Sky Conference Championship and followed that up two weeks later with a 25th-place showing at the regional championship in Ames, Iowa.

Peterson, a team co-captain, was UND’s top performer at the 2013 Big Sky Conference Championship where he placed 28th with an 8K time of 26 minutes, 4 seconds. The Horace, N.D., native also highlighted his junior season with a sixth-place finish at UND’s Ron Pynn Invitational, where he ran a season-best time of 25 minutes, 39 seconds.


2013 Team Award Winners (Women)

Most Valuable
Erin Wysocki (Jr., Grand Forks, N.D.)

 
Most Improved

Jami Johnson (So., Glasgow, Mont.)

Lydia Lutz (So., Park Rapids, Minn.)


Most Improved Freshman
Paige Melin (Fr., Bismarck, N.D.)

 
Freshman of the Year

Megan Kienholz (Fr., Lino Lakes, Minn.)

 

Tri-Captains

Jessica Lynch (Jr., Cologne, Minn.)

Rachel Miesbauer (Jr., Hibbing, Minn.)

Erin Wysocki (Jr., Grand Forks, N.D.)

 

2013 Team Award Winners (Men)

Most Valuable

Nate Peterson (Jr., Horace, N.D.)

 

Most Improved

Sam Saccoman (Sr., Hibbing, Minn.)

 

Freshman of the Year

Darin Baltezore (Fr., West Fargo, N.D.)

 

Co-Captains

Mark Harries (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.)

Nate Peterson (Jr., Horace, N.D.)

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