Black Mountain, ME. The United States Collegiate Skiing Association (USCSA) National Championships are underway at Black Mountain in Rumford, ME. Collegiate teams from across the country have gathered to contest this week-long championship.
The opening event, a 1.4k classical sprint race was held on Tuesday (3/5/08). The woman’s race was lead by Whitney Olson from Clarkson University, followed by teammate Sarah Gardner and Shania Short of St. Olaf College. In team scoring, the Clarkson University women won the sprint, and St. Olaf College and University of Wyoming took second and third place, respectively.
The men’s sprint was won by Matt Delaney of Clarkson University for a second year in a row followed by John Kirlin of University of Wyoming who just inched out Justin Tetlow for the silver medal. The Clarkson University men won the sprint race, St. Olaf College and University of Wyoming took second and third place, respectively.
The 15k classical race will be held on Wednesday (3/6/08).
Full results can be found at www.uscsa.com.
The United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association is the sports federation for collegiate team ski racing and snowboarding in America. You can be part of a team at any college in the United States.