Lindsey Weier And Tami Kochen Take An Event
CABLE, Wis. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan UniversitywomenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s cross country ski team competed at the NorAm Super Tour which was heldat the Telemark Resort over the weekend in Cable, Wis.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ On Saturday (Jan. 29)the women competed in the 10K classic race and on Sunday it was the 10Kfreestyle event.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
All six NMU skiers placed in the top 10 in the classic eventon Saturday.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU had the top two finishers in the event.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Tami Kochen won theevent with a time of 36:27.86 as teammate Lindsay Williams was almost 29seconds behind her with a clocking of 36:56.83.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Fourth was Morgan Smyth(37:43.72) and fifth was Lindsey Weier (37:49.53).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Still in the top 10 wereMaria Stuber in seventh (38:36.72) and Jennifer Wygant in 10th(40:18.89).
Sunday was the same dominance as Saturday, but the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats hadthe top four places in the freestyle race.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had five of the top sixskiers in the event as the only blemish was a fifth place showing by JohannaTurunen from UAF.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Weier won the event as she covered the course in24:45.69.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Less than four seconds behind Weier were teammates Kochen in secondplace (24:49.34) and Smyth in third (24:49.53).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Williams was fourth a littleless than five seconds off the winning pace (24:50.63).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Stuber in sixth(25:10.24) and Wygant in 10th (26:54.25) rounded out the skiers inthe event for NMU.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will be in action again on Feb. 12-13 at theCentral Conference Championships which will be held at St. Cloud, Minn.