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Women’s Nordic Skiing Takes Fourth at CCSA Championships; Men Finish Sixth

The Gustavus Adolphus Nordic ski teams wrapped up their regular season by competing in the Central Collegiate Ski Association Regional Championships Feb. 16-17 in Ishpeming, Mich. The Gustie women's team finished fourth in an 11-team field with 145 team points, while the men finished 6th of 10 schools with 98 points.

The Gustavus Adolphus Nordic Skiing team will open their season this weekend in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. 

Nordic Skiing Opens Season This Weekend in Michigan

The Gustavus Adolphus Nordic ski team will open its season this weekend at the Grand View Cross Country Ski Challenge at Wolverine Nordic Ski Club near Ironwood, Mich. Saturday's action will feature a 1-kilometer freestyle sprint at nearby Big Powderhorn Mountain, while Sunday's races will feature a 5-kilometer women's classic race and a 10-kilometer men's classic race, both at Wolverine Ski Trail.

Senior Andy Rishavy races ahead of UW-Green Bay’s Andy Cheesbro during Sunday’s freestyle race. 

Men’s Nordic Skiing Posts Sixth Place Finish at CCSA Regional Championships

The Gustavus men's Nordic ski team closed out its 2006 season with a sixth-place team finish at the Central Collegiate Ski Association Regional Championships last weekend (Feb. 17-18) hosted by Michigan Tech University in Houghton, Mich. The Gusties (79 points overall) finished sixth in both the classic (41 points) and freestyle (38 points) disciplines.

Chandra Daw is the first Gustavus Nordic skier to qualify for the NCAA Skiing Championships. 

Chandra Daw Qualifies for NCAA Skiing Championships

Gustavus Adolphus senior Nordic skier Chandra Daw has qualified for the 2006 NCAA National Collegiate Skiing Championships after finishing seventh on the final Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Qualification Points List. Daw is the first Gustavus Nordic skier, male or female, to qualify for the NCAA Championships, which will be held March 8-11 in Steamboat Springs, Colo.

Chandra Daw leads Laura Edlund up the hill. 

Daw Sweep Leads Women’s Nordic Ski to Team Title at NCAA Qualifier #4

Led by wins by Chandra Daw in both the Classic and Freestyle races, the Gustavus women's Nordic ski team captured the team title at the Minnesota College Nordic Ski Championships held at the Saint John's Trails in Collegeville last weekend. Gustavus (133 points) finished ahead of St. Olaf (121) and UW-Green Bay (103). The event also serves as the fourth of five CCSA/NCAA Regional qualifiers.

Senior Chandra Daw traverses the course at Telemark Resort near Cable, Wis. 

Women’s Nordic Ski Team Posts Strong Team Finish at Telemark

Senior Chandra Daw and sophomore Laura Edlund each registered a pair of top-30 finishes to lead the Gustavus women's Nordic ski team to a third-place team finish at the NorAm SuperTour stop at Telemark Resort in Cable, Wis. last weekend. The event served as the third of five Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) qualifiers for the NCAA National Collegiate Skiing Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo. in March.