‘Men’s Nordic Skiing’ Category
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in the Battle Creek Super Tour on Saturday and Sunday in Lake Elmo, Minn. The men came away with a third place finish with 84 combined points, while the women took fourth with 66 points.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams each placed sixth at the Mayor’s Challenge in Minneapolis Saturday and Sunday. Marian Lund and Anders Bowman led their respective teams for the Gusties. Lund took 41st in both Saturday’s 5K Classic and Sunday’s 10K Freestyle with a time of 19:39.4 and 26:20.0, respectively. Bowman took 38th place in Saturday’s 10K Classic with a time of 24:46.1 and placed 36th in Sunday’s 15K Freestyle in 36:49.8.
Both the Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams took fifth place at the Saints Hilltop Invitational hosted by the College of St. Scholastica on Saturday and Sunday in Coleraine, Minn. Each team combined for a total of 70 points – the men earned 34 points in Saturday’s 10K Freestyle and 36 in Sunday’s Classic, while the women garnered 31 points in the 5K Freestyle and 39 in the Classic.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in their first official competition of the season on Saturday and Sunday at the Wolverine Ski Challenge in Ironwood, Mich.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in a non-timed roller ski race Saturday against St. Olaf in Mankato, Minn. just moments before the first significant snowfall of the season. The dry run against the Oles was held on the Red Jacket Trail.
Gustavus Adolphus men's nordic skier Jens Brabbit and women's swimmer Kesley Lucia have been named Gustavus February Student-Athletes of the Month by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
Gustavus senior Jens Brabbit (Winona, Minn./Cotter) turned in a 34th place performance in the 20k Classic on Friday to wrap up a successful showing at this year’s NCAA Skiing Championships in Stowe, Vermont.
Gustavus senior Jens Brabbit took 36th place in the 10k freestyle race on Wednesday at the NCAA Skiiing Championships in Stowe, Vermont. Brabbit will compete again on Friday, March 11, in the 20k classic race.
Gustavus Adolphus senior Jens Brabbit has qualified to participate in the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) National Collegiate Skiing Championships. The Championships will be held March 9-12 at Stowe Mountain Resort (Alpine) and Trapp Family Resort (Nordic) in Stowe, Vermont.
The Gustavus men’s nordic ski team placed fifth overall at the NCAA Central Region Skiing Championships held Saturday in Houghton, Mich. Due to heavy winds in excess of 40 miles per hour, the Classic and Freestyle races of the season's final NCAA qualifier took place on the same day with the Gusties securing fifth in both events in the nine-team field.