‘Women’s Nordic Skiing’ Category
Both the Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams placed sixth at the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Championships held in Houghton, Mich. on Saturday and Sunday. The men’s team collected 127 points, while the women tallied 140.
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.
The Gustavus women’s nordic ski team placed seventh overall in the combined team standings for the NCAA Central Region Skiing Championships held Saturday in Houghton, Mich. The Freestyle and Classic races were both held on the same day due to blustery conditions that hit the competition site on Friday with winds in excess of 40 miles per hour.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams finished competition at the Central Collegiate Ski Association Championships on Sunday in favorable fashion, improving on Saturday’s Freestyle results to secure fifth and sixth place, respectively, in the overall team standings for the two-day meet.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams turned in fifth and eighth place team finishes, respectively, in the freestyle event on the first day of the Central Collegiate Ski Association Championships held at Al Quaal Ski Trails in Ishpeming, Mich. The meet serves as the Gusties’ conference championship, and precedes the NCAA Central Region Qualifier to be held the weekend of February 18-19.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams concluded competition at the U.S. Ski Association Michigan Tech Super Tour on Sunday in Houghton, Mich. with a trio of promising performances as the team prepares for the upcoming Central Collegiate Ski Association Championships. The Gusties wrapped up the two-day long NCAA Qualifier with Jens Brabbit sitting out for the second consecutive day.