January 7, 2003

Oram Leads Charge At U.s. Cross Country Championships

 

RUMFORD, Maine â€Ã‚“ Three athletes with NMU ties placedin the top 15 at the second day of competition at the 2003 Chevy Truck U.S.Cross Country Ski Championships. Mondayâ€Ã‚™s event was the Womenâ€Ã‚™s 5K Free Technique.  Melissa Oram led the charge with a seventhplace showing (14:10.8), Lindsey Weier was 10th (14:18.8) and HilaryPatzer was 13th (14:23.8).

Other finishers included: Shannon Dikkema, 41st (15:08.8); Jordan Seethaler, 46th(15:13.0); Lindsay Williams, 54th (15:16.9); Rachel Daw, 57th(15:19.7); and Stephanie Howe, 142nd (17:09.9).

The third day of competition for the women will be onTuesday, Jan. 7 with the omenâ€Ã‚™s 5K Classic.

 



Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director
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