Golden Cobber Male Athlete of the Year
Chad Johnson - Football
MIAC Most Valuable Player...Bobby Bell Award winner for top football player in Minnesota...All-American 2nd Team...All-Region...All-MIAC...team captain...broke school record for TDs in a career...finished 2nd in school history in career rushing yards, touchdowns in a single season and rushing yards in a single season.
Nathaniel Kahlbaugh - Men's Golf
MIAC All-Conference...finished 6th at the MIAC Championshop Meet...led the team in scoring with an average of 76.6...finished in the Top 20 in the MIAC in scoring average.
Zach Doerring - Men’s Hockey
MIAC Most Valuable Player...All-MIAC...team captain...led the MIAC in total points in conference games and was also tied for the lead in goals scored...led the team in scoring with 14 goals and 14 assists for 28 points...finished his career with 28 goals and 51 assists for 79 points.
Isaac Toivonen - Men's Tennis
MIAC All-Conference in both singles and doubles...All-MIAC Sportsmanship Team...won a career-high 13 matches in 2017 which was the most by a Cobber player since 2011 and was the 2nd most by a No.1 singles player in 2017...team captain.
Jackson Schepp - Men’s Track & Field
Won the MIAC Outdoor High Jump title...finished 16th in the decathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Championship Meet with a score of 6,455 points which was the 2nd highest in school history...recorded the 5th best mark in school history in the triple jump, 6th best in the long jump and 7th best in the high jump.