Lindsay Williams Leads 'Cats At Ccsa Regional Championships
HOUGHTON, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s cross country ski team competed at the NCAA Central RegionalChampionships over the weekend at Michigan Tech.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ On Saturday the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats won the5K freestyle race with 83 points as Alaska Fairbanks was second with 82points.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sunday the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats made it a clean sweep by taking the 15K classic eventwith 85 points as the Nanooks were second with 80 points.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Only the top threeskiers scored the team points in each event.
Lindsay Williams led the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats on Saturday in the freestyleevent with a second place showing in a time of 14:07.0.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sigrid Aas of UAF wonthe event with time of 13:40.0.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Teammate Caitlin Compton finished in thirdplace just behind Williams with a time of 14:07.2.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Lindsey Weier was the nextÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat to cross the finish line in fifth place (14:22.5).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
On Sunday in the classical event the tables were turned asWilliams won the event with a time of 52:53.5.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Aas of UAF was second in a timeof 53:04.4.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Weier then placed third in the event (53:23.2) as she was followedby teammate Rachel Daw (53:37.7) in fourth place.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The team will compete next at the NCAA Skiing Championships,March 10-13, which are being held at the Auburn Ski Club in Truckee, Calif.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚