UMD's Nielsen Earns Weekly NSIC Honor

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UMD's Nielsen Earns Weekly NSIC Honor

April 7, 2014 Updated Apr 7, 2014 at 2:49 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) junior Dan Nielsen has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) men's outdoor track athlete of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

Nielsen won the 5,000-meter run this past weekend at the Ashton May Invite in a personal-best time of 15:11.45, and he also finished fourth in the steeplechase with a time of 9:35.68, which was the fastest among NSIC competitors.

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