Rune Oedegaard became CU's first Nordic champion to defend his title in 45 years as the Buffaloes move into third at the NCAA Skiing Championships.
The Buffs placed three skiers in the top 10 of the giant slalom Wednesday, as CU began its title defense in the NCAA Skiing Championships.
The 61st Annual NCAA Skiing Championships begin Wednesday in Utah, and the CU ski team is out to defend its national title won a year ago in Vermont.
In 2011, Reid Pletcher had it all. He was an individual NCAA champion, the Buffs won the team title and fresh off the Vancouver games, he was thinking Sochi.
The University of Colorado placed 11 skiers on the 2014 National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team, announced Wednesday by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association. To qualify, student-athletes must have a 3.5 grade point average and have competed in the NCAA Western Regional.
Nordic skier Rune Oedegaard and women's basketball forward Jamee Swan were awarded Athlete of the Week for Feb. 17-23.
The University of Colorado ski team will be sending a full 12-member squad to Utah to defend its NCAA Championship from a season ago, the NCAA announced Monday. The championship, set for March 5-8 in Park City and Midway, Utah, will be hosted by the University of Utah.
Despite a 1-2 finish on the men's Nordic side from Rune Oedegaard and Mads Stroem and a podium appearance from Brooke Wales in the women's slalom, the University of Colorado wasn't able to hold off Utah and finished second at the 65th Annual RMISA Championships, hosted here by the University of Denver Saturday.
Behind wins from senior Andreas Haug and junior Rune Oedegaard and the best women's Nordic performance of the season, the University of Colorado ski team is leading the 65th Annual Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association Championships here Friday with the meet at its midpoint.
Basketball's Askia Booker and nordic skier Camilla Brautaset were named CU Athlete of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Feb. 3-9.
Behind the second 1-2 men's Nordic finish of the season, the University of Colorado ski team maintained its second place standing here as the 2014 Jade Enterprises New Mexico Invitational came to a close.
The University of Colorado ski team had its best day of the 2014 season and sits in second place at the Jade Enterprises New Mexico Invitational, hosted here at the Red River Ski Area and Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area Friday and Saturday.