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June 3
Nick Myran Earns Academic All-District Honors!
- Academic All-District Recap | Complete List of Academic All-District Teams
Concordia senior track and field athlete Nick Myran (Kenyon, Minn./Kenyon-Wanamingo HS) was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V College Division Second Team, as selected by CoSIDA it was announced on Friday. 

The honor is given to athletes in the College Division of the Academic All-American award. The College Division includes players from Division II, III and NAIA from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana schools. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to be nominated. Student-athletes must have a grade-point average above 3.20 (4.0 scale) and have outstanding athletic credentials. College sports information directors in the district vote for the teams.(More)
May 28
Surreal Crash Breaks Nick Myran's Bid For All-American Honors in the 1500 Meters!
- Complete NCAA Championship Meet News and Results - Official NCAA Meet Homepage
- 1500 Meters Final Results
Good things are supposed to happen to good people, unfortunately for Concordia senior track standout Nick Myran (Kenyon, Minn./Kenyon-Wanamingo HS), something terrible happened to someone so good. Myran, looking to cap his storied Cobber career with the elusive All-American honors, was part of a four-person crash with 300 meters left in the 1500-meter finals at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship Meet held in Waverly, Iowa and finished in 10th place - two spots out of All-American status. 

Myran, starting in the first lane, went out fast so he would not get boxed in by the 12-man field. Myran led the race for the first two laps as the pack settled into a leisurely pace. At the 800-meter mark, another runner took his turn leading the pack as Myran relinquished his lead in order to save his strength for the finishing stretch.(More

May 26
Myran Moves One Step Closer to All-American Honors!
- Complete NCAA Championship Meet News and Results - Official NCAA Meet Homepage
- 1500-Meters Preliminary Heat Results - 1500-Meters Finals Heat Sheet
Nick Myran (Kenyon, Minn./Kenyon-Wanamingo HS) moved one step closer to the only award that has eluded him in his outstanding track and field career on Thursday. Myran, running in the first heat of the men's 1500-meter trials at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship Meet held in Waverly, Iowa, ran a 3:56.11 to finish third and qualify for the finals of the event. The 1500-meter finals will be held on Saturday, May 28 at 1:20pm. 

Myran's time was the third fastest time of the 16 qualifiers and bettered the stadium record at Wartburg College by over five seconds. His finishing time, however, was four seconds slower than his qualifying time of 3:52.02.(More
May 24
Myran Recevies Official Invite to NCAA National Meet!
- Complete NCAA Championship Meet News and Results - Official NCAA Meet Homepage
Concordia senior athlete Nick Myran (Kenyon, Minn./Kenyon-Wanamingo HS) officially qualified for the NCAA Division III Track and Field Meet to be held to be held at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa on May 26-28 as announced by the NCAA national office on Tuesday.

Myran will be making his second consecutive appearance at the national outdoor meet in the 1500 meters. Last year he finished ninth, one place away from earning All-American honors.

Myran qualified for the 2005 national meet by running a 3:52.02 at the Central Qualifier on May 18. That time set a new school record and places him sixth in the nation heading into the championship meet.(More)

May 20
Cobbers Maintain Status Quo at North Central Qualifier - No New National Cobber Qualifiers. 
- Complete North Central Qualifier Results
May 18
Myran Punches Ticket to NCAA National Meet.
- Complete Central Qualifier Results
Coming off his spectacular MIAC conference meet where he was awarded the Most Oustanding Performance of the Meet award, Nick Myran bolted to a 3:52.02 to win the 1500 meters and set a new school record at the Central Qualifying Meet held in Pella, Iowa.

Myran cut a full two seconds off of his time at the conference meet and now owns the seventh fastest time in the nation. Although the time is only a national provisional time in the event, at least 15 athletes will make the event at the national meet. Last year, the last qualifier made the field with a time of 3:53.64.(More

May 17
Nick Myran Honored With Most Outstanding Performance at the MIAC Meet.
The MIAC league office announced on Tuesday that Concordia senior track and field athlete Nick Myran (Sr., Kenyon, Minn./Kenyon-Wanamingo HS) was honored with the Most Outstanding Performance at this past weekend's MIAC Track and Field Championship Meet. 

Myran won the 1500 meters at the MIAC meet with a national provisionally qualifying time of 3:54.62. His winning time was two seconds faster than the runner-up in the race and it is a season-best for Myran. It is the first time that Myran has won an individual race at a MIAC Championship Meet. The winning time ranks Myran 21st in the nation. 

In the race, Myran took the lead with 500 meters and then held off a charge from Hamline's Tony Klappa at the 250-meter mark to pull away with the two-second victory. 

Myran shares the MIAC Most Outstanding Performance Award with John Dahlin of Augsburg.  Dahlin won the hammer throw competition with a national qualifying distance of 174-6.
May 14
Myran and the 4x800-Meter Relay Team Capture Titles at the MIAC Championship Meet. 
- Complete MIAC Championship Meet Results - Official MIAC Meet Homepage
ST. PAUL-- For one it was just another stepping stone along the path towards a return trip to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship Meet, for the other it was like catching lightning in a bottle. Nick Myran and the Concordia 4x800-meter relay team came away with victories as the Cobbers finished eighth at the 2005 MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Meet held at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.

Myran used a finishing kick to cruise past a national-caliber field in the 1500 meters and win by over two seconds. His winning time of 3:54.62 provisionally qualifies him for the NCAA national meet. The time currently ranks him 21st in the country. It is the first individual event win for Myran at a MIAC championship track and field meet in his storied career.(More)

May 6
Cobbers Take 984 Mile Road Trip to Compete in Simpson Invitational.
- Complete Simpson Invitational Results

Pettit's Perseverance Helps Him Procure Sixth Place at MIAC Decathlon.
- Complete MIAC Decathlon Results - Official MIAC Decathlon Homepage
May 5
Decathlon Newcomer David Pettit Wows 'Em at MIAC Championships!
- Complete MIAC Decathlon Results - Official MIAC Decathlon Homepage
NORTHFIELD-- Let the other competitors in the MIAC decathlon know that invisible man that snuck up on all the athletes in the first day of competition wears maroon and gold and goes by the name David Pettit.

Pettit, competing in his first full-fledge decathlon in his life, put up season-best marks in three of the first five events and currently stands in third place after day one of the championship competition. He has 3,005 points after the first five events, which is 445 points behind day-one leader Evan Sundquist of St. Olaf. Pettit is only eight points ahead of fourth-place competitor Jered Hokenson of Gustavus. 

Concordia freshman Rocky Jantzen finished the first day of competition in 11th place with 2,465 points.(More)

April 30
Halliday, Myran, Nylander and Moss Break School Record in Distance Relay at Drake Relays.
- Complete Concordia Results From Drake Relays
The Concordia quartet of Kyle Halliday (Sr., Willmar, Minn.), Nick Myran (Kenyon, Minn./Kenyon-Wanamingo HS), Ben Nylander (Sr., Lisbon, N.D.) and Greg Moss (Jr., Lakewood, Colo./Green Mountain HS) broke the Concordia school record in the distance medley at the Drake Relays on Saturday. The distance medley relay consists of legs of 1200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters and 1600 meters.

The Cobber relay team clocked a 10:09.83, which is .82 faster than the old school record set back in 1991. The finishing time placed the Concordia relay team 10th in the event. 

Cobbers Fight Wind and Freezing Temps at Ron Masanz Invitational. 
- Complete Ron Masanz Invitational Results
April 26
Nick Myran Named MIAC Track Athlete of the Week.
Concordia senior Nick Myran (Kenyon, Minn./Kenyon-Wanamingo HS) was named the MIAC Track Athlete of the Week. It is the second time in his career that he has received the award. Myran also becomes the 31st Concordia recipient of MIAC Player/Athlete of the Week honors during the 2004-05 academic calendar year.

Myran earned the award for his performance at the Kansas Relays where he placed second in the 1500 meters. Myran was the top non-NCAA Division I finisher in the race. He finished with a time of 3:58.63.

April 23
Cobbers Split Squad to Compete at Kansas Relays and Bemidji State Invite. 
- Complete Kansas Relays Results - Complete Bemidji State Invite Results
April 19
Wind Kicks Up Top Five Finishes for Concordia Field Athletes at the Cobber Twilight Meet. 
- Complete Cobber Twilight Results - Results in HTML Format - Results in AP Format (word)
MOORHEAD-- Fighting an overcast sky and swirling wind conditions, Concordia hosted five area schools at the annual Cobber Twilight Meet in a meet where the elements were just as much of a factor as the athletes themselves.

Dave Pettit led the Cobber field crew at the meet. He posted two top-five finishes in a pair of field events. Four other Cobber athletes recorded a top five finish on the day. Besides Pettit, three other field athletes claimed top finishes. Alex Brandt collected fifth place in the triple jump, while William Duppler and Joey Twigg finished at the top of the shot put. Duppler ended the meet in third place, and Twigg was able to hang on for fifth place. Ben Nylander was the only track athlete to post a top five finish. He fought off a stiff head wind, and a strong field, in the final stretch of the 800 meters and placed fourth.(More

April 16
Myran Starts Push for NCAA Championships; Cobbers Finish 3rd at Al Cassell Relays.
Meet Recap - Complete Al Cassell Relays Results - Action Pictures
JAMESTOWN, N.D.-- The quest for gold may has officially begun for Concordia senior track athlete Nick Myran. After barely missing All-American status last year in the 1500 meters, Myran started his quest for track gold at the Al Cassell Relays held at Jamestown College in Jamestown, N.D.

As a team, Concordia had one other event winner and used the surprising depth of their field events to finish fifth at the meet. The Cobbers finished with a final team total of 67 points, only two points behind fourth place and ten behind the third place team. 

Myran ran away with the 1500 meters at the meet, winning by over four seconds and starting his journey towards qualifying for the national meet. Myran's time of 3:56.61 is 1.41 seconds off of the national provisional qualifying mark of 3:55.20. Last year Myran ran a 3:53.45 to qualify for the national meet.(More)
April 8
Cobbers and Bison Get Together for a Day of Track and Field Jamboree.
- Complete Bison Invitational Results

April 2
Cobbers Compete in St. John's Invitational
- Complete St. John's Invite Results
March 26
Cobbers Compete in Emory Spring Break Invite in Atlanta. 
- Complete Emory Invite Results

March 3-5
Cobbers Host MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championship Meet.
- 2005 MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championship Page
March 1
NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field National Rankings Now Online.
- M-F ATHLETIC CO.  DIII National Rankings

February 26
Nylander Misses School Record in the Mile By a Nose at the St. Olaf Qualifier.
- Complete St. Olaf Qualifier Results
February 18
Nylander Continues Torrid Pace Towards MIAC Championship Meet at Bison Classic.
- Complete Bison Classic Results

February 12
Birthday Boy Ben Bags 3000-Meter Crown as Cobbers Compete at SJU Alumni Invite. 
- Complete SJU Alumni Invite Results.
COLLEGEVILLE-- On your birthday you are supposed to be the recipient of gifts and treats. Concordia senior Ben Nylander turned the table on this time honored tradition by giving Cobber head coach Garrick Larson a career-breaking performance in the 3000 meters and treating the rest of the team to an awe-inspiring performance. 

Nylander ran an 8:46.22 in the 3000 meters to claim the only individual event championship for Concordia. Even though The Cobbers ended up losing to St. John's 107-44 in the St. John's Alumni Meet Invitational, nothing could cast a shadow over Nylander's birthday performance. His finishing time is 14 seconds faster than his previous best in the event. It also jumps him to #5 on the Concordia all-time performance list in the event. It is also the fifth fastest time posted in the MIAC this season.(More)
February 5
- Myran Runs Over the Field in the 1500 Meters at the Cobber Open.
- Cobber Open Action Pictures - Cobber Open Recap - Cobber Open Results.
MOORHEAD-- Concordia hosted some of the top are teams from NCAA Division I, II and NAIA in the annual Cobber Open Meet. Despite the step up in competition Cobber senior distance runner Nick Myran continued to show why he will be a threat at the MIAC Championship Meet and a strong candidate to earn a spot at the NCAA Division III National Meet.

Myran in two events on Saturday and finished in the top six in both. He methodically tore apart the field in the 1500 meters, winning by a full two seconds. Myran ran a 4:02.50 to win the 1500 meters. His time is seventh on the list of all-time performances in the 1500 meters by a Cobber athlete. It is also the fastest time posted in the MIAC this season. He also ran a 2:41.79 in the 1000-meter event and finished sixth.(More

January 29
Myran Debuts As Champion, Cobbers Capture Third at Cobber Duals.
Action Pictures - Cobber Duals Meet Recap - Cobber Duals Results.
MOORHEAD-- Nick Myran made a Hollywood star-like splash in his debut in the 2005 indoor season, and Concordia used a gritty performance from several other athletes to grab a tie for third place at the Cobber Dual Meet. 

The Cobbers finished the meet with a 3-1-1 overall record, which placed them in a tie with MSU-Moorhead. Jamestown College won the vent with a perfect 5-0 record. The 3-1-1 record for the Cobbers is their best overall mark at the competition since the 2001-02 season when they went 4-1.

Myran, running for the first time all season since sustaining an injury in intramural basketball, won the 3000 meters in a time of 8:56.84. He won the event by over 20 seconds, and his time currently places him in the top five of the conference for the event. Myran was the only Concordia athlete to win an individual event.(More
January 28
Complete Results From Cobber Pentathlon Now Online!
- Complete Cobber Pentathlon Results.

January 21
Quam Clouts Quality As Cobbers Open 2004-05 Season at Bison Open. 
- Complete Bison Open Results.
January 15
Cobber Alumni Meet Results Now Online.
- Complete Alumni Meet Results.

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