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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.
After the first day of competition at the Central Collegiate Ski Association's Hilltop Invitational, the Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams have both provided promising races in spite of the stiff level of competition. The men’s team skied its way to a fifth place finish in the 10K Freestyle and the women placed sixth in the 5K Freestyle.
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.
Select members of the Gustavus men's nordic ski team took part in the Grand View XC Ski Challenge this past weekend in Ironwood, Mich. Jens Brabbit placed fourth in both the 10k freestyle on Saturday, and 10k classic on Sunday.