'Cats Place Three Skiers In Top Six At Lutsen Mountain
LUTSEN MOUNTAIN, MINN. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Day one of the LutsenMountain giant slalom saw the Northern Michigan University alpine ski teamplace three skiers in the top six.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Theevent consists of the top elite skiers from the Midwest and Canada.
Danielle Denbleyker led the ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats with a second place finishin the event.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She skied the course in atime of 2:19.62.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Right behindDenbleyker in third place was teammate Kate Hosking with a total time of2:20.15.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Elizabeth Somalski finished insixth place with a time of 2:22.38.
Meri Koski finished in the 16th spot (2:23.84)for the ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Next was Jazz Centauroin 18th place (2:23.99), then Sarah Brown in 33rd place(2:30.96) and Lori Hellowell in 55th place (4:38.36).
The second day of competition will be on Friday (Jan. 24) inthe giant slalom.