2023 - 2024 NORTH DAKOTA
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
OWEN
SONDAG
RUNNER
FARGO NORTH HS
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-1
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 15:52.2
CLASS A STATE MEET
1ST
ND/MN/SD/CANADA BORDER BATTLE
89TH
NIKE CROSS HEARTLAND REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
“Owen has reflected the epitome of a dedicated and committed distance runner. He is goal-driven, puts together a progressive and precise plan to achieve and will commit whatever is within his means to achieve it. ”
Gary Mailloux
Head Coach - head coach of North High

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-1, 147-pound senior won the Class A state meet this past season with a time of 15:52.2, breaking the tape 6.6 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor and leading the Spartans to a seventh-place finish as a team. Sondag won six of the eight races he entered, including the ND/MN/SD/Canada Border Battle. He finished 89th at the Nike Cross Heartland Regional Championships.

Academic Achievement


Sondag has maintained a 4.0 GPA in the classroom and scored a perfect 36 on the ACT. He has made a commitment to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he will compete for the cross country and track teams, beginning this fall.

Exemplary Character


Sondag is a member of the North High Knowledge Bowl team that won the state title in 2023. He has volunteered locally as a mentor to young runners throughout the city.