Entries tagged with ‘Nordic Skiing’
The Gustavus men's and women's Nordic ski teams had strong showings at the first event of the season with six top-three finishes at the Trollhaugen Classic Sprints in Dresser, Wis. on December 8-9. Saturday's races consisted of 1.3 km classic sprint races, while 1.3 km freestyle classic sprint races were held on Sunday. Kathleen DeWahl (Sr., St. Paul, Minn.) turned in the best performances of the weekend as she won both classic and freestyle races in the Women's Senior Division.
Led by a strong showing by the women's team, the Gustavus Nordic skiing finished 12th in the College Cup at the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships this past weekend in Houghton, Mich. The Gusties finished with 404 points, four back of Western State (Colo.) and six back of defending NCAA Skiing Champion University of Colorado. Northern Michigan edged the Dartmouth Outing Club, 790-757, for the title.
The Gustavus Nordic ski team capped off an exciting weekend of action at the NorAm SuperTour stop at Telemark Resort in Cable, Wis. Senior Erich Ziegler opened the weekend with a 19th-place finish among collegiate skiers in Saturday's 10K Classic and followed that up with a first-place finish among collegiate skiers in Sunday's 15K Freestyle. Ziegler's win was the first by a Gustavus skier in a NCAA/CCSA qualifier.
The Minnesota Collegiate Nordic Ski Championship scheduled for Saturday, January 15 and Sunday, January 16 in St. Cloud, Minn. has been cancelled due to cold weather conditions.
Jed Friedrich, a native of St. Cloud, Minnesota and 2003 graduate of Northern Michigan University, has been named the head men's and women's cross country coach and head men's and women's nordic skiing coach.
The Gustavus men's and women's nordic ski teams each won MIAC titles this weekend at the Graystone Trails in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. Erich Ziegler won both the freestyle and classical races for the men and Chandra Daw won the freestyle race for the women.