Griffin Nykaza
Griffin Nykaza

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Beecher, Ill.

High School:
Beecher High School

Height:
6-0

Birthdate:
12/20/1992

09/28/2012

Cross Country Set to Run in Griak Invitational

The meet features two top-10 team finishers at the 2011 NCAA Championshpis

09/06/2012

Cross Country Heads to Peoria for Bradley Open

This meet serves as a final tune up before the Redbirds host the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships

10/30/2011

Redbird Women Win MVC Title

The women finished the race with four runners in the top ten to clinch the title

09/14/2012

Illinois Intercollegiate

Weibring Golf Club Held the Illinois Intercollegiate

6K
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8K
Illinois Intercollegiate
09.16.11
25:58.00
10K
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2011

Finished 12th at the Northern Illinois Open with an 8K time of 27:42.44 ... bettered that time at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, running the 8K event in 25:58 ... ran a 26:51.6 8K at the 2011 State Farm MVC Championships.

prior to isu

Beecher: (Cross Country): Four-year letter winner ... three-time all-state runner ... helped team win state championship his senior season ... voted athlete of the year after his junior season. (Track): Four-year starter and letter winner ... ran a 1:56 800-meter run to win the state title during his junior campaign ... named Northeast Indiana Times Male Athlete of the Year ... won back-to-back state titles as a member of the 3,200-meter relay team ... qualified for the state meet in the 800-meter run during his sophomore season ... ran personal best marks of 1:54 in the 800-meter run and 4:23 in the 1,600-meter run.

Personal: Born 12/20/1992 ... son of Henry and Mindy Nykaza ... siblings are Garrett and Grant.