Press Box

September 15, 2005


MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ Current and former members of theNorthern Michigan University menâ€Â™s and womenâ€Â™s cross country ski teams havebeen named to the United States Skiing Association (USSA) National Points Listfor athlete ranking.


Current and former â€Â˜Cats dominate the womenâ€Â™s rankings as 11of the top 40 skiers have ties to NMU.  Five of the top 10 skiers have NMUconnections. 


Women (points)

3. Ã‚  Lindsay Williams  (77.01)

6. Ã‚  Lindsey Weier  (87.65)

  1. Tami Kochen  (89.71)
  2. Abigail Larson (a) (91.12)

10. Morgan Smyth  (96.35)

13. Aelin Peterson (a) (110.91)

18. Maria Stuber  (116.74)

25. Hilary Patzer (a) (128.63)

26. Aubrey Smith (a) (128.93)

36. Jennifer Wygant  (146.65)

39. Caitlin Compton (a) (147.74)




On the menâ€Â™s side former skier Chris Cook and current teammember Bryan Cook are ranked on the points list.  Chris is 11th with44.41 points as Bryan is 30th with 81.46. Ã‚ ÃƒÃ‚‚ ÃƒÃ‚‚ 


Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director