Alpine Skiers Competed At Indian Head
WAKEFIELD, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The NMU alpine ski team competedat the Indian Head Mid Am event on Jan. 10-11.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The race featured top elite athletes from Ohio, Illinois,Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Canada.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Both days of competition were slalom events.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Seven members of the NMU alpine team competed alone with twoformer members of the squad.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ To preparefor this race and for the collegiate season, members of the alpine ski team hadbeen competing in Colorado, Quebec and Vermont.
The first day of competition on Jan. 10 saw former NMU skierJennifer Crockett place second in the slalom with a time of 50.24.
The second day of competition on Jan. 11 saw three athleteswith NMU ties place in the top five.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Former ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat, Crockett was second in the event with a time of 46.50,current member of the team Kate Hosking was fourth with a time of 47.33 andanother former NMU athlete Christy Salonen was fifth in a time of 47.96.
The skiers will be skiing next on Jan. 18-19 at the St.Lawrence University Carnival in Hull, Quebec.