The University of Colorado ski team celebrated its National Championship season Thursday night on the Folsom Field Club Level, handing out team awards at its annual banquet.
University of Colorado head coach Richard Rokos and Nordic coach Bruce Cranmer were both named National Coach of the Year honors by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association Thursday as the organization announced its coaches and skier of the year.
Fresh off winning the program's 20th National Championship, the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association named Bruce Cranmer the Nordic Coach of the Year and senior Rune Oedegaard the Men's Nordic Athlete of the Year for the 2015 season.
Skiers Maja Solbakken, Mads Stroem and Rune Oedegaard were named CU Athletes of the Week for March 9-15.
Buffaloes Capture 2015 NCAA Ski Championship
The ski team enjoyed a second dominant day in Nordic competition Friday, and wrestled the lead back from rival Utah at the NCAA Championships.
The ski team slipped into second place Thursday, but remains very much in the hunt at the midway point of the 62nd NCAA Skiing Championships.
The ski team scored big with five top 10 finishes Wednesday, emerging as the first day leader at the 62nd NCAA Skiing Championships.
The Colorado ski team will have one of the more experienced group of skiers at the NCAA Championships.
The 62nd Annual NCAA Skiing Championships are set to begin Wednesday in Lake Placid, N.Y., and CU is primed for another title run.
A total of 11 University of Colorado ski team members were honored Friday on the 2015 National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team, administered and awarded by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association.
University of Colorado ski team senior Rune Oedegaard was named the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association's Men's Nordic MVP and he and eight other Buffs were named to various All-RMISA teams, the conference announced Wednesday.