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The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams both overcame obstacles to post successful finishes in the classic on the final day of competition at the Mayor’s Challenge, which was held on Sunday at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minn. The men secured a fourth place finish amongst Central Collegiate Ski Association teams while the women finished in sixth place to wrap up a productive weekend for the Gusties.
The men’s and women’s nordic ski teams turned in a set of solid performances at the Mayor’s Challenge SuperTour being held this weekend at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis, Minn. Competing in the freestyle event on Saturday afternoon, the Gustie women placed sixth amongst the nine Central Collegiate Ski Association teams at the event while the men placed seventh.
The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams wrapped up competition at the Hilltop Invitational in style on Sunday with several noteworthy races landing the teams in third and fifth place, respectively, in the overall standings for the classic event.
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.
The Gustavus men's and women's nordic ski teams opened their 2010-11 seasons at the Grandview Classic in Ironwood, Michigan. No team scores were kept, however both teams turned in solid performances against a strong field. Jens Brabbit led the men's team with an eighth place finish in the freestyle race on Saturday and a fifth place finish in the classic race on Sunday. Erica Hett led the women's team with a 12th place finish in the freestyle race and a 10th place finish in the classic race.
Gustavus Adolphus junior Jens Brabbit returned home to Minnesota after competing at the 2010 NCAA Skiing Championships held March 10-13, in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Brabbit completed the most successful season ever had by a Gustavus male skier with a 34th place finish in the 10km classic race on Thursday, finishing with a time of 31:57.6, and a 39th place finish in the 20km freestyle on Saturday with a time of 55:09.5.
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.