Eric Nygaard
Eric Nygaard
Year: Senior
Hometown: Medway, MA
High School: Medway

As a Sophomore in 2008-09:

Cross Country: finsihed 202nd at New England Division III Championships hosted by Williams College in a time of 30:32 (8k)...was team's fifth finisher (30th overall) at Alliance Championship (11/1) ina time of 27:13 (8k)...was team's fourth scorer (49th overall) at Westfield State's James Early Invitational (11/11) ina time of 28:20 (8k)...was team's fourth finisher (7th overall) at Mass Maritime Travis Fuller Invitational (9/13) in a time of 27:14 (8k)

Indoor: Ran 1200m leg (3:09.4) on school record-setting distance medley (10:24.31) at New England Championships (2/27)...ran third leg on school record setting 4 x 800m at New England Championships (2/28)...ran 2:34.53 in 1000m as well as anchor on fourth place 4 x 800m at New England Division III (2/21)...finished 2nd in 1000m (2:36.11) at the Alliance Championships (2/14)

Outdoor: Finished 5th in the 1500m (4:07.42) and 800m (1:59.17) at Alliance Championship (4/25)...took third (1500) and fifth (800) at Silfen Invitation (4/18)...

Finished first (1500) at Corsair Clasic (4/11)

As a Freshman in 2007-08

Cross Country: finished 204th with a time of 28:38 at the New England Division III

Championships hosted by Connecticut College (11/10)...was 61st in a time of 28:26 at the Alliance Championships hosted by UMass Dartmouth (10/27)...was team's fourth man (152nd overall) in a time of 28:34 at the Albany Invitational (10/13)...was team's third man (95th overall) in a time of 27:46 at UMass Dartmouth's Buddy Harris Invitational (9/15)...made collegiate debut (85th) running 33:15 at Smith College (9/9)

Indoor: ran 1000m(2:46.79) at Coast Guard Five Team Invitational (1/26)

Outdoor: ran 1500m (4:11.17) at Alliance Championships (4/26)...finished first in 1500m (4:14.65) at Corsair Classic (4/12)...finished fifth in 1500m(4:19.40) at Jerry Gravel Invitational (3/29)

High School: attended Medway High School where he was a four year letter winner...Tri-Valley League All Star as a senior...coached by Mary Ellen Hasenfuss

Personal: Born April 27, 1989...youngest of Dennis and Ann Nygaard's three children (older sisters Lyndsey and Leanne are both alumni of UMass Dartmouth as well as being members of the cross country and track and field programs....Civil Engineering major