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The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams ended their 2011-12 campaigns at the NCAA Central Region Skiing Championships on Feb. 17-18 in Ishpeming, Mich. The women’s squad took fifth with 112 points and the men placed sixth with 99 points.
Gustavus Adolphus sophomore Marian Lund (Duluth, Minn.) and head nordic skiing coach Jed Friedrich join Tom Wheeler of KNUJ AM 860 for this week’s edition of the Gustie Spotlight. Wheeler, the radio voice of the Golden Gusties, conducts interviews with a different member of the Gustavus Athletics Department throughout the winter season. The Gustie Spotlight […]
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 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.
Interviews with Gustavus coaches and student-athletes have been added to the podcasts page found on the Gustavus Athletics website. Tom Wheeler sits down with coaches Jon Carlson, Jed Friedrich, and Kris Glidden, and student-athletes Carrie Gundersen, Jens Brabbit, and Kelly Mathewson, as part of the weekly Gustie Spotlight.
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 and women's nordic skiing teams will travel to Ironwood, Mich., to take part in the season opening Grand View Cross Country Ski Challenge on Saturday and Sunday. The remaining skiers from the men's and women's team will compete at the Theodore Wirth Chalet, a 10 km race held in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sunday at 9:00am.
Jed Friedrich of Gustavus Adolphus College has been named the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Women's Nordic Ski Coach of the Year based on an unanimous vote by CCSA coaches. Friedrich, a fourth-year coach at Gustavus, is a St. Cloud, Minn., native who skied at Northern Michigan University where he graduated from in 2003.