February 10, 2004

Lindsay Williams Top American


STRYN, Norway- Lindsay Williams for the second straight race was the top Americanfinisher.  She placed 13th in the women's freestyle sprints at the World NordicJunior Championships on Saturday (Feb. 7).  Williams skied the course in2:00.86 as Norway's Astrid Oevstedal won the event with a clocking of1:56.24. Ã‚ 

Three NMU skiers were on the U.S.women's 4x5K relay which was held on Sunday (Feb. 8).  Williams, Lindsey Weierand Morgan Smyth were the NMU skiers on the relay.  The relay finished in 10thplace with a time of 1:02:30.2.  The Russian's won the event with a time of58:44.3.  Weier skied a 15:48.3 for her leg of the relay which was the fifthfastest for that portion of the relay.  Williams had the sixth fastest leg forher portion of the relay with a time of 16:06.1. 



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Dave Faiella
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