Men's Track and Field Roster

Peter Oviguian

Year So.
Event
Hometown Eden Prairie, Minn.
High School Eden Prairie

Year at Gustavus: Sophomore
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: I run multiple events in track.
Where did you go to high school?: Eden Prairie High School
Where is your hometown?: Eden Prairie, MN
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties?): At my home in Eden Prairie, I live with my parents and my younger sister who is who is a junior in high school.
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: My experiences at Gustavus, both in academics and athletics, have been very positive and welcoming so far.
Have you been a part of any movements that work for social justice or change? What are you passionate about?: I am passionate about advocating for the rights, protection, and sovereignty of the Armenian and Kurdish people because much of my Armenian family, including my dad, immigrated to America from Syria where these issues are constantly being threatened.
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: At my high school, I was a captain on the Nordic Ski team my senior year.

Why did you choose Gustavus?: I chose Gustavus because like the small college atmosphere with smaller class sizes, programs, etc.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: The Gustavus track and field program is very welcoming and flexible for each and every athlete. The coaching staff is willing to work with each athlete to create an individual plan for training, racing, and overcoming injuries.