Daw to Participate in NCAA Skiing Championships This Weekend

Posted on March 8th, 2006 by

Daw uses the hills on the course at Mount Itasca to get an advantage on another skier.

Daw uses the hills on the course at Mount Itasca to get an advantage on another skier.


Daw is the first Gustavus national qualifier, male or female, in Nordic skiing.

Daw is the first Gustavus national qualifier, male or female, in Nordic skiing.

Gustavus senior Chandra Daw (Duluth, Minn.) will participate in the 53rd NCAA National Collegiate Skiing Championships this weekend, March 8-11, at Howelson Hill and Mount Werner near Steamboat Springs, Colo. Daw, Gustavus’ first national qualifier (male or female), is one of six participants in women’s Nordic from a Division III school.

Daw will participate in the 5-kilometer Classic race Thursday, March 9 at 9:30 a.m. MST and the 15-kilometer Freestyle race Saturday, March 11 at noon MST. Both races will be run on Howelsen Hill.

The University of Denver, one of six teams with a full compliment of 12 skiers, enters as the defending champion. The University of Colorado, Boulder, is this year’s host.

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