Christian and Nygren Named To Horizon League All-Academic Team
May 10, 2004
Christian was one of the top runners in the Horizon League, finishing sixth at the league championships (11/1) in the 5-kilometer course with a time of 19:10. The junior was the highest female finisher for UWM at the Great Lakes Regional (11/15), finishing the 6-kilometer course with a time of 22:35.
Nygren, from Marinette, finished the highest of any Milwaukee competitor in all but two cross country meets this past fall. Nygren was the team's top runner at the Horizon League Championship, finishing fourth on the 8-kilometer course with a time of 26:12.
Christian, who is majoring in architecture, posted a 3.64 grade point average and Nygren, a political science major, scored a grade point average of 3.83.
The women's cross country team finished 2003 in third place at the league championships while the men's cross country team finished in fourth.