Ben Nyquist

Class of 1998

Football, Basketball & Track and Field
  • Lettered ten times with five in Track and Field, three in Football, and two in Basketball
  • Captain for Track for three years and Basketball one season
  • Section champion two times in discus
  • Sub-section champion three times in the discus and one time in shot
  • State Runner-up in discus-1996
  • Two time State Champion in discus-1997 and 1998
  • Wright County All-Conference two times in Football and four times in Track & Field
  • Wright County All-Conference honorable mention one time
  • Football Team MVP and best offensive back 1997
  • BenTrack and Field Team MVP 1997 and 1998
  • All-American in discus throw in 1998
  • Placed Sixth at Foot Locker National Scholastics Outdoor Track and Field Championships
  • Held or holds school and section record in the discus throw
  • Eighth farthest throw in Minnesota state history (at the time)
  • Fifth all time in total yards gained in a season-1,021
  • Seventh all time in most rushing yards in a season-866
  • Eighth all time most rushing touchdowns in a game-3
  • Football Wright County Conference Champions 1995, 1996 and 1997
  • Football Section runner-up 1997
  • Track and Field-1998 team sub-section runner-up
  • Played Football and Track & Field at Hamline University
  • Three time Division III All-American in discus
  • Runner-up at the 2000 Division III outdoor track and field championships in discus
  • All-Conference seven times
  • Two time team MVP
  • University of Minnesota Track & Field 2003
  • Third in Big Ten discus in 2003
  • Big Ten Team Outdoor Track & Field Champions in 2003
  • Division I Midwest Region Team Champions in 2003