Local runner named collegiate MVP

This article submitted on 5/10/00.

Nick Haglund, a senior at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, was named the MVP of the men's cross country team for the second year in a row at the Bulldog All-Sports Banquet on Sunday, April 30. He won the team MVP award last year as a junior as well.

Haglund captained UMD to its seventh consecutive cross country title in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference this past fall. He finished fourth individually to earn All-NSIC honors for the third time in four years.

Haglund, the son of Gary and Robin Haglund of Paynesville, graduated from UMD following the fall semester. He was a three-time NSIC Academic Team honoree.

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