The University of Colorado ski team finished third in its own Spencer James Nelson Memorial Invitational, with men's and women's Nordic classic races concluding the invitational here Sunday at Howelsen Hill. The alpine teams were also in action Sunday in an RMISA Alpine Qualifier across town at Mt. Werner.
CU's defending national champion ski team had mixed results Saturday, and as a result slipped a notch into third place in its own Spencer Nelson Invite.
The CU ski team had three top 10 efforts Friday and stand in second place after two events in its own Spencer James Nelson Memorial Invitational.
The University of Colorado ski team is set to host the Fifth Annual Spencer James Nelson Memorial Invitational, which will take place along with an additional RMISA Alpine Qualifier Friday through Sunday, January 22-24, in Steamboat Springs, Colo., the same location the Buffs will host NCAA Championships in March.
The Buffs had an overall solid day with 10 skiers finishing in the top 17 of the women's 15K and men's 20K classic races, but in the end it wasn't enough as Colorado finished second to Denver by just four points, 629-625, here Monday at Bohart Ranch.
Junior Mads Stroem won his second straight race and six University of Colorado skiers placed in the top 10 for the Nordic freestyle races as part of the Montana State Invitational Sunday here at Bohart Ranch.
Junior Mads Stroem won his seventh career race despite crashing as the University of Colorado ski team finished second at the Utah Invitational here Monday at Soldier Hollow Resort.
The University of Colorado ski team sits in second place after the conclusion of alpine events here at Monday at the Montana State Invitational at Big Sky Resort. The Buffs had six skiers finish in the top 12 of the two slalom races to maintain its second place standing.
Junior Mads Stroem finished second in the men's 10K freestyle race and the University of Colorado moved into a tie with Denver with six of eight events now complete in the Utah Invitational, held Sunday here at historic Soldier Hollow Resort.
Freshman Tonja Trulstrud won the women's giant slalom race and classmate Ola Johansen took second in the men's GS as the University of Colorado ski team sits in second place, just two points behind Denver, after the first day of the Montana State Invitational.
Colorado had an all-around impressive performance Saturday for the RMISA Alpine Qualifier giant slalom race held here at Big Sky Resort ahead of the Montana State Invitational. The CU men dominated the race with three in the top six and six in the top 17, while the women were led by Jessica Honkonen's fourth place finish.
Freshman Ola Johansen continued the incredible start of his career by winning the giant slalom race, helping the University of Colorado ski team to a win in the event as CU edged ever closer to Denver.