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University of Miami Athletics

Garrett Nygren


Sprints, Hurdles




Albuquerque, N.M.

High School

Albuquerque Academy

Garrett Nygren - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2014 Outdoor: Member of the top collegiate finishing 4x400m relay team with a time of 3:21.15 at the Miami Invitational … Member of the seventh place 4x400m relay team finishing with a time of 3:22.79 at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational … finished fourth in the men’s 400m hurdles with a personal best time of 55.89 seconds in the Hurricane Alumni Invitational. 

2014 Indoor:  Competed in the 400m at Nittany Lion Challenge … Finished 10th in the 600 yard run  at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a time of 1:19.15, fourth best in the history of Miami track and field … Placed eighth in the 4x400m at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational for a season-best time of 3:14.73.

2013 Outdoor: Ran season-best 52.05 in 400m at Hurricane Invitational … Set personal-best in 400m hurdles, running a 56.53 at Hurricane Alumni Invitational … Member of 4×400 relay at Miami Invitational (3:19.14) and Hurricane Alumni Invitational (3.26.27).

2013 Indoor: Ran season-best 51.45 in 400m at ACC Championships … Participated in 4x400m relay at Kentucky Invitational (3:28.75), Auburn Invitational (3:30.87) and New Mexico Classic (3:24.32).

2012 Outdoor: Participated in two different competitions running 400m in both … Finished with time of 51.20 at Hurricane Alumni Invitational… Finished with time of 51.88 at ACC Championships.

2012 Indoor: Ran 51.54 in lone attempt at 400 meters at Kentucky Invitational.

2011 Outdoor: Ran personal-best 57.12 seconds in 400m hurdles at Hurricane Invitational… Member of 4x400m relay team that finished with time of 3:18.23 at ACC Outdoor Championships.

2011 Indoor: Ran personal-best 51.26 seconds in 400m dash at Virginia Tech Invitational…Ran anchor leg of  4x400m relay in 49.82 seconds on team that finished with time of 3:18.72 at Virginia Tech Invitational.

2010 Outdoor: Did not compete.

2010 Indoor: Ran 53.35 in only attempt in 400m dash at Kentucky Invitational, he also ran the anchor leg of 4×400 relay at meet, finishing with time of 3:32.78.

High School: A seven-time letter winner in soccer and track and field at Albuquerque Academy… A member of state track champions in 2006, 2007 and 2009 and runner-up in 2008… A member of 2006 team that placed seventh and 2007 team that placed third at Nike Team Nationals… Was 2009 300-meter hurdles state champion.

Personal: Son of Marian and Richard Nygren.