Entries tagged with ‘us nationals’

Nordic Skiing Attacks Freestyle Course, Sprints at U.S. Nationals

Distance competition concluded Thursday with freestyle races at the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships at Michigan Tech University in Houghton, Mich. Laura Edlund recorded the best finish by a Gustie women's skier with a 58th place finish overall (third among Division III skiers) in the 10K women's race. Scott Kyser led Gustavus in the 15K men's race with a 151st place finish, 13th-best among skiers from NCAA Division III schools. Four Gustie skiers will compete for national sprint titles this weekend.

Nordic Skiing Competes in Classic Race at U.S. Nationals

The Gustavus Adolphus Nordic ski team continued their season Wednesday at the opening day of competition at the United States Cross Country Skiing Championships at the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center in Houghton, Mich. The Gusties competed in classic technique races with siblings Brynden Manbeck and Kevin Patzoldt capturing the top Gustavus finishes in their respective races. Competition continues Thursday with freestyle races (10K-women; 15K-men).

Nordic Skiing Opens Season at U.S. Nationals

The Gustavus nordic skiing teams opened their 2006 seasons at the United States Ski Association (USSA) United States Cross Country National Championships at Soldier Hollow Ski Area near Salt Lake City, Utah. The U.S. Nationals serves as the first of five Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) qualifiers for the 2006 NCAA National Collegiate Skiing Championships.