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Gustavus Adolphus women's Nordic skiers Laura Edlund (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) and Kathleen DeWahl (Sr., St. Paul, Minn.) have been named to the All-Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Second Team. Both athletes were selected to the five-member team based on their performances in CCSA Nordic ski competitions this season.
Senior Kathleen DeWahl and Junior Kelly Chaudoin are featured in a dual interview on the Gustavus podcast page. DeWahl and Chaudoin are ranked 9th and 10th in the nation and are currently positioned to go to the National Meet.
The Gustavus women's Nordic ski team is trying to do something that has never been done before by a NCAA Division III school. Three skiers are in the midst of a battle for 11 spots to compete at the NCAA Collegiate Championships, which includes all schools from Division I, II, and III, in Bozeman, Mont. on March 5-8, 2008.
The Gustavus women's Nordic ski team turned in its second consecutive third-place finish with 157 points at the NCAA Nordic Ski Qualifier in Cable, Wis. on January 26-27. The Gusties finished 33 points behind first-place Northern Michigan University (NMU), which turned in 190 points. Three female Gustavus skiers turned in top 10 performances in the 5K freestyle and 10K classic races to solidify positions in the NCAA qualifying standings.
The Gustavus women's nordic ski team turned in its most impressive performance of the season as three skiers finished in the top 20 of each race at the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Qualifier held in Marquette, Mich. on January 19-20. The Gusties posted 139 points in the 5K freestyle and 10K classic races behind first place Northern Michigan University with 171 points.
The Gustavus women's nordic ski team claimed first place at the Saints Invitational in Collegeville, Minn. on Sunday afternoon by capturing the top three finishes. The Golden Gusties earned the highest point total possible of 78 in the 6K Freestyle race, well ahead of second-place Saint Benedict, which had 62 points.
Freestyle races kicked off the opening day of the United States Cross Country Skiing Championships at the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center in Houghton, Mich. on Tuesday. Kelly Chaudoin recorded the highest finish by a Gustie women's skier with a 71st place finish overall (eighth among Central College Ski Association skiers) in the 10K women's race, while Jens Brabbit paced the Gustavus men with a 124th place finish, which was 22nd among CCSA skiers.
The Gustavus Adolphus women's Nordic ski team will open its season this weekend at Junior Olympic Qualifying races in Dresser, Wis. Saturday's action will feature a 1-kilometer freestyle sprint race, while Sunday's races will highlight a 1-kilometer classic sprint race. Gustavus begins the season with an experienced squad that finished fourth at the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Regional Championships a year ago.
Every college student tries to find his or her niche once they step onto the campus of their choice. Their search for the perfect school is over, they hope, leaving them time to focus on the many goals and aspirations ahead of them. Gustavus Adolphus junior Sarah Willis seems to be one such student. Starting out slowly and testing the waters a bit, Sarah has blossomed into a rare three-sport athlete here at Gustavus.
The Gustavus Adolphus College women's Nordic ski team ended its season at the CCSA Central Regional Championships on February 19-20. The Gusties compiled 128 team points to place third out of nine teams. The championships were hosted by Michigan Technological Institution at the Tech Trails in Houghton, Michigan.