Entries tagged with ‘Women’s Nordic Skiing’

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Nordic Skiers Perform Well In Tough Conditions At U.S. Championships

The Gustavus men’s and women’s nordic ski teams each sent two participants to Rumford, Maine for the U.S. Nordic Skiing Championships that took place January 5-6. Jens Brabbit put himself in good position to qualify for the NCAA Championships with an 85th place finish in the 15 kilometer classic race.

Nordic Ski Teams Open With Productive Performances in Michigan

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.

Erica Hett (front row, far left) on the 5 km classic All-Region Team 

Women’s Nordic Skiing Wraps Up Season With Sixth Place Finish At NCAA Central Region Championships

The Gustavus women’s nordic team wrapped up the 2009-10 regular season with a sixth place finish (89 points) at the NCAA Central Region Championships held at Michigan Tech’s trails in Houghton, Michigan. The Gusties scored 44 points in the 5 km classic on Saturday, and 45 points in the 10 km freestyle on Sunday. Erica Hett was the top Gustavus skier of the weekend, posting a 10th place finish in the classic (17:57.0) and making the 5km Classic All-Region Team.

Erica Hett finished in 10th place in the 5km Classic 

Women’s Nordic Skiing Takes Seventh At CCSA Ski Championships

The Gustavus women’s nordic ski team finished in seventh place (70 points) at the CCSA Ski Championships on Saturday and Sunday at the Al Quall Recreation Area in Ishpeming, Mich. Erica Hett was the top Gustavus skier, as she finished 10th (15:27.4) in the 5km classic on Saturday, and 22nd (42:25.3) in the 15km freestyle on Sunday.

Erica Hett qualified to compete at the Junior National Championships in Maine in March. 

Women’s Nordic Skiing Places Sixth At NCAA Qualifier In Cable, Wisc.

The Gustavus women’s nordic ski team tallied 95 points to take sixth place among competing Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) schools at the Central Super Tour Ski Meet held at the Telemark Resort in Cable, Wisc. Erica Hett was the top Gustavus skier over the weekend. Hett finished 14th (18.55.58) in Saturday’s 5km classic race and 25th (34:35.3) in the 10km freestyle on Sunday. Northern Michigan took first place over the weekend with 166 points.

Erica Hett 

Women’s Nordic Skiing Competes at Central Super Tour Races

The Gustavus women’s nordic ski team compiled 60 points to take seventh place among competing Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) colleges at the Central Super Tour races held at Theodore Wirth Park Friday and Saturday in Minneapolis, Minn. Erica Hett was the top Gustavus skier, finishing 27th (14:50.1) among college skiers in Saturday’s 5km freestyle race and 15th (32:36.2) on Sunday in the 10km classic.

Erica Hett 

Women’s Nordic Skiing Takes Third At Minnesota College Relays

The Gustavus women's nordic ski team took third place with 15 points at the Minnesota College Relays Sunday afternoon in Collegeville, Minn. The pair of Erica Hett and Erin Eppler led the team with a fifth place finish, crossing the finish line in 1:13.44. The University of Alaska-Fairbanks won the meet with 23 points.

Kelly Chaudoin Wraps Up Impressive Career With 30th Place Finish In Freestyle Race at NCAA Championships

Gustavus senior nordic skier Kelly Chaudoin put the finishing touches on her standout career with a 30th place finish in the 15K freestyle race at the NCAA Skiing Championships held at Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine. Chaudoin posted a time of 41:04.3. Antje Maempel of Denver University finished first in a time of 38.35.

Kelly Chaudoin 

Nordic Skier Kelly Chaudoin Places 33rd In Classic Race at NCAA Championships

Gustavus nordic skier Kelly Chaudoin finished 33rd in the 5K Classic race at the NCAA Ski Championships held at Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine on Thursday. Chaudoin posted a time of 15:29.7 over a an icy track that resulted from rainy conditions on Wednesday and cold temperatures on Thursday morning.

Kelly Chaudoin 

Kelly Chaudoin Qualifies for NCAA Skiing Championships

Gustavus senior Kelly Chaudoin has earned a berth in the NCAA Skiing championships by virtue of finishing in the top 11 in the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) points standings. The NCAA qualifiers were decided after last weekend's Central Region Championships. An average of the top two classic and top two freestyle races during the season determined the rankings. The NCAA Championships will be held in Rumford, Maine, March 11-14.