Concordia enjoyed a successful 1991-92 winter sports season, highlighted by an improved men's basketball eam, a 10th straight NCAA ournament bid by the Lady Cobber basketball team, two individual MIAC titles in wrestling, and three All-American performances by Cobber indoor track athletes.
First-year coach Duane Siverson's Cobber men's basketball team won 10 of their last 15 MIAC games, ending 11-9 in the league, 14-11 overall. Senior Pete Myrvik (14.1 ppg, Houghton, Mich.) and junior Greg Mastrud (14.9 ppg, Moorhead) led a young team holding much promise for 1992-93.
The Lady Cobber basketball team went 15-5 in the MIAC, and tied for third, 18-9 overall, and advanced to the NCAA tourney for a record 10th straight year. Junior Kristi Schultz (6.1 assists per game, Wheaton, Minn.) and sophomore Erica Hanson (11.2 ppg, Fargo, N.D.) were named All-MIAC.
Two senior wrestlers, 167- pounder Steve Larsen (Rochester, Minn.) and 190-pounder Kevin Pavelko (Glyndon, Minn.), captured MIAC individual titles. Both were named Academic All-American, as was senior Mike Ryhn, from Hopkins.
The Cobber hockey team, which swept NDSU and stayed in the hunt for an MIAC playoff all season, finished 6-8-2 in the league, 11-14-2 overall.
The Cobber men's track team took second at the MIAC Meet while breaking five school records. Senior Jon Ault (Algonquin, Ill.) won the MIAC in the 35-pound weight and became an All-American, finishing third in hat event at NCAA Nationals.
Senior Kris Kuehl (Storden, Minn.) led the women's track eam to third
place in the MIAC with a league-record 46-5.25 shot put toss. She and Kristi
Farver (Scobey, Mont.) finished second and fifth respectively at he NCAA
National meet and were named All-Americans.