‘Men’s Nordic Skiing’ Category
Gustavus Adolphus Junior Jens Brabbit (Winona, Minn./Cotter) is set to compete at the 2010 NCAA Skiing Championships held March 10-13 at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club and Howelsen Hill Ski Area in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Brabbit will race in the 10km classic on Thursday, March 11, at 11:30 a.m., and the 20km freestyle on Saturday, March 13, at 10:00 a.m. Both races will take place at the Howelsen Hill Ski Area.
Gustavus Adolphus Junior Jens Brabbit (Winona, Minn./Cotter) has qualified to participate in the 2010 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Skiing Championships. The Championships will be held March 10-13 at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club and Howelsen Hill Ski Area in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Brabbit Receives All-Region Honors, Men’s Nordic Skiing Finishes Fifth At NCAA Central Region Championships
The Gustavus men’s nordic ski team finished the 2009-10 regular season by scoring a combined 110 points to finish in fifth place at the NCAA Central Region Championships held at Michigan Tech’s trails in Houghton, Michigan. The Gusties registered 54 points in the 10 km classic on Saturday, Feb. 20, and 56 points in the 15 km freestyle on Sunday, Feb. 21.
Gustavus Adolphus Junior Jens Brabbit has been named All-Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) First Team. Brabbit is the first Gustavus skier to ever be bestowed All-CCSA First team honors, as he has ranked in the top 5 over the course of the first four qualifying weekends. He is the only skier from a Division III school to be honored as first or second team All-Conference.
The Gustavus men’s nordic ski team compiled 100 points over the weekend to finish in sixth place at the CCSA Ski Championships held at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming, Mich. on Saturday and Sunday. Jens Brabbit was the top Gustavus skier with a pair of top ten finishes. Brabbit took fourth in the 20km freestyle with a time of 51:01.7, and ninth in the 10km classic with a time of 27:47.9.
The Gustavus men’s nordic ski team compiled 103 points over the weekend to take fifth place among competing Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) schools at the Central Super Tour Ski Meet held at the Telemark Resort in Cable, Wisc. Jens Brabbit was the top Gustavus skier with a 13th place finish (31:50.02) in Saturday’s 10km classic, and a fourth place finish (40:20.5) in Sunday’s 15km freestyle.
Junior Jen’s Brabbit led the Gustavus Adolphus men’s nordic ski team at the Central Super Tour races held at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minn. on Friday and Saturday. Brabbit finished fifth (24.06.3) place among competing college skiers in Saturday’s 10km freestyle race and sixth place (38.43.3) in Sunday’s 15km classic. Gustavus finished fifth overall among competing Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) colleges with 90 points.
The Gustavus men's nordic ski team tied for second place with the College of St. Scholastica at the Minnesota College Relays hosted by Saint John's University Sunday afternoon in Collegeville, Minn. Gustavus tallied 11 team points as the pair of Anders Bowman and Jens Brabbit finished third overall with a time of 1:02.31. The University of Alaska-Fairbanks won the meet with 19 points.
The Gustavus men's nordic ski team finished in third place (37 pts) at the Saints Invitational hosted by Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minn. on Sunday afternoon. Gustavus Sophomore Anders Bowman won the race with a time of 0:31:45. Saint John's won the meet with a total of 48 points while St. Scholastica took second with 39 points.
Andrew Poffenberger, Jens Brabbit, Zach Wagner, Cassandra Brady, and Erica Hett are represented the Gustavus Adolphus men's and women's nordic ski teams at the U.S. Cross Country Championships in Anchorage, Alaska the past week. The Championships run from Jan. 2-8 and includes around 500 of the top cross country skiers from around the nation.