(Sioux City) Morningside senior Monte Larsen has been named the Male Athlete of the Year for the Great Plains Athletic Conference during the Indoor Track and Field season.
The honor comes after Larsen earned 23.75 points for Morningside in the conference meet. He broke the conference record for the 600 Meters with his time of 1:19.20.
Larsen was a member of last year's national champion 4X800 meter relay. His name is prevelant in the Morningside record books with six indoor records and three outdoor records. Larsen is a graduate of Tri-Center High School.
The NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championsips are slated to start February 28th in Geneva, Ohio.