January 10, 2003

Williams, Oram & Smith Place In Top 10

 

RUMFORD, Maine â€Ã‚“ Three NMU skiers placed in the top10 at the Chevy Truck U.S. Cross Country Championships in the Womenâ€Ã‚™s Sprint onThursday.  Lindsey Williams was sixth asteammate Melissa Oram was ninth and Aubrey Smith was 10th.

Hilary Patzer was 11th, Lindsey Weier was 14thand Rachel Daw was 20th in the event. 

Jordan Seethaler in 31st place, Tami Kochen in 32ndplace, Maria Stuber in 35th place and Stephanie Howe in 70thplace round out the finishers for the Wildcats.

As a team the womenâ€Ã‚™s team won the Collegiate Cup that waspresented at the U.S. Cross Country Championships.

The championships conclude on Sunday with the mass-start,free technique, distance races as the women will ski the 30K course.  Athletes named to the World JuniorChampionships Team, the U-23 and World Championships teams will be announced atthe conclusion of the championships.

 

 

 



Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director
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