UMD's Rivard Picked as NSIC Preseason AOY

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UMD's Rivard Picked as NSIC Preseason AOY

March 26, 2014 Updated Mar 26, 2014 at 2:00 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) freshman Sam Rivard was voted as the 2014 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Outdoor Preseason Track Athlete of the Year; it was announced on Wednesday.

Rivard helped the Bulldogs to their first team championship since 2004 in the indoor season before winning a national championship in the women's mile. She also earned All-American honors in the 3000m run.

UMD finished 10th at the national championships, their highest placing ever in the final team standings.

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