NMU Skates To Wins In Two Events
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s cross country ski team won two events over the weekend.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ OnSaturday (Dec. 3) the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats won the NMU Open with 23 points as Michigan Techwas second with 12.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sunday the squad won the MTU Open over UW-Green Bay 18-16.
Tami Kochen was the top ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat on Saturday with a second-placeshowing, she skated the course in a time of 16:27.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Lindsay Williams, who isredshirting this year, won the event in a time of 15:55.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Lindsey Weier wasfourth (16:41) and Jenny Wygant sixth (17:40) for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The next two NMUskiers crossed the finish line in the top 10.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Laura DeWitt was ninth (17:55)and Kelly Ahern 10th (18:23).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Bibiane Mahy in 18th (21:01)was the final ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cat to finish.
Wygant and DeWitt were the top two ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats to finish on Sundayin third (17:43) and fourth (17:47) respectively.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ahern in sixth place (18:11)and Mahy in ninth (19:07) were the final two NMU skiers in the event.
This week the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will skate once again at home onSaturday (Dec. 14) and at MTU on Sunday.