Feb. 27, 2010
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. --- The University of New Mexico ski team is in fifth place after six events of the 2010 NCAA West Regional/Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association. The No. 1-ranked Lobos have scored 506 points. No. 2-ranked Colorado is in first place going into the last races of the meet. The final events of the meet, the men's and women's slalom, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at approximately 10 p.m.
The Nordic squads continued to ski for points in today's freestyle races. Senior Polina Ermoshina placed 5th in the women's 15-kilometer race to lead the Lobos. Senior Tor-Hakon Hellebostad was the top finisher for the men in the 20-kilometer race in 21st.
Final meet results will be posted on GoLobos.com on Sunday morning.
NCAA West Regional/RMISA Championships/University of Colorado Laura Sharpe Flood Memorial (Results after 6 events)
1. Colorado, 682; 2. Denver, 616.5; 3. Alaska-Anchorage, 562; 4. Utah, 537; 5. New Mexico, 506; 6. Montana State, 476; 7. Nevada, 469.5
New Mexico Individual Results
Women's 15K Freestyle - 5. Linn Klaesson, 54:08.9; 28. Ingrid Leask, 55:00.1
Women's 5K Classic - 22. Linn Klaesson, 20:22.6
Men's 10K Classic - 7. Eivind Solberg, 34:06.1