Thu. Feb 9th, 2023

CABLE, Wis. – The Michigan Tech Nordic Ski groups positioned second within the CCSA mixed crew standings on the Seeley Hills SuperTour/CCSA Invite in Cable, Wisconsin, on January 14 & 15.

The Huskies scored 236 factors to say second place behind the School of St. Scholastica’s 261 factors.

Saturday, Michigan Tech took on the longest race up to now within the season with the 32km basic mass begin.

Skylar Patten continued his long-distance success, being the primary Husky to complete the race, incomes third-place within the collegiate discipline.

Colin Freed was 11 seconds behind Patten to take fifth throughout the collegiate race, in a time of 1:30.52.

Three further Huskies positioned throughout the top-15 within the faculty race as Tryg Solberg (1:31.27) was shut behind Freed, inserting sixth. 

Henry Snider (1:31.51) and Parker Courte-Rathwell (1:33.29), positioned tenth and 14th, respectively.

Olivia Laven was the highest finisher for Michigan Tech within the ladies’s 32km basic mass begin, ending twelfth total and sixth collegiately. 

Following Laven have been freshman Cat Stow (1:50.59) and sophomore Alice McKnight (1:51.42), inserting tenth and Eleventh within the collegiate discipline.

“It was definitely a tricky day although for the crew, we had some drained athletes I feel coming off for US Nationals,” head coach Tom Monahan Smith mentioned. “It is a telltale signal after we’re lacking our two greatest gals which can be competing within the College Video games and we simply did not have the depth that we wanted to within the ladies’s discipline to essentially have a powerful day as a crew there.”

The teaching workers was happy with the efforts in Sunday’s basic dash. 

“The crew positively got here out firing on all cylinders and we had a a lot stronger day for the crew at the moment,” Monahan Smith added.

Marie Sølverud Wangen led the Huskies with an Eleventh-place total end to go along with second collegiately in 3:47.87. Cat Stow completed seventh collegiately to be the second Husky via the end.

“Ingrid deserves a shoutout for a top-20 qualifier outcomes and certainly one of her greatest races ever as effectively.” Monahan Smith mentioned.

The lads’s race noticed seven out of ten Huskies make it to the top-30 heats, with Félix Cottet-Puinel having the quickest time of three:14.79. No skiers would advance to the semifinals.

“We did not have any guys make it via to the semis however all of them fought actually exhausting races, skied very well and we’re actually happy with the efforts that they gave from begin to end of each single one and I really feel like each dash race we’re getting higher within the crew,” Monahan Smith added.

The Huskies will recuperate from a few lengthy weeks of racing earlier than heading to the GANC CCSA Invite in Duluth, Minnesota, on Feb. 4-5.



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