Current And Past NMU Cross Country Skiers Competed At Nationals
On the first day in the womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s 15K classic six skiers withNMU ties placed in the top 21.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ AubreySmith placed 10th with a time of 48:53.6.
On the menÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s side on the first day, Chris Cook was sixth inthe 30K classic with a time of 1:19.23.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The second day of competition saw Daw finish in eighth placeoverall in the 5K classic in a clocking of 15:44.7.
Matt Weier placed 17th in the 10K classic with atime of 27:03.2 as former ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat, Cook was 19th (27:06.1).
Smith placed seventh in the 5K freestyle event with a timeof 13:30.0.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Daw was 15th(13:45.4) as she was followed by Oram and Williams as they tied for 21st(13:55.5).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
M. Weier was 16th in the menÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s 10K freestyle witha clocking of 24:22.9 as Cory Wubbels was 30th in the event(24:48.6).
On Friday, January 8, Williams placed fifth overall in thewomenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s sprint.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She was the fourthAmerican and the 19-U Junior Champion.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Daw was 12th in the event followed by Smith in the 13thspot.
On the menÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s side in the sprint event Cook was seventh.
The final event of the championships was the menÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s 50K massstart and the womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s 30K mass start.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ M.Weier finished sixth (2:15:20.6) and Wubbels was 10th(2:17:43.2).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU ski coach, StenFjeldheim covered the course in 1:33:40.8.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Smith placed second in the womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s event with a time of 1:30:25.6.
The NMU womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s team finished second among collegiate teamsat the event with 232 points as Alaska Fairbanks was first with 233points.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Middlebury and
Daw was selected for the U.S. Team that will compete at the U-23World Cross Country Ski Championships which will be held at Soldier Hollow,