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Lacaille and Pecherand-Charmet Earn FIS Wins
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  12/15/2008
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Dec. 15, 2008

WINTER PARK, Colo. --- University of New Mexico Alpine skiers Olivier Lacaille and Estelle Pecherand-Charmet won their respective giant slalom races on Saturday, Dec. 13, at the FIS event in Winter Park, Colo.

Pecherand-Charmet, a sophomore from Praz Sur Arly, France, won the women's race with a total time of 2:21.17. Senior Karin Ohlin placed eighth and freshman Jacqueline Hangl finished 10th

Lacaille, a junior from Montreal, won the men's race with a total time of 2:14.14.

The Lobos did not race on Sunday due to poor weather conditions.

UNM will continue training over the holidays before they head to Alaska for the beginning of the collegiate season and the Nordic U.S. Nationals.

Sunday, January 25
TBA - 
Skiing
at Slalom
Monday, January 26
TBA - 
Skiing
at Giant Slalom
Tuesday, January 27
TBA - 
Skiing
at Giant Slalom
Friday, January 30
TBA - 
Skiing
vs. Classicial (10/10K-T)
TBA - 
Skiing
vs. Slalom
Saturday, January 31
TBA - 
Skiing
vs. Freestyle (5/10K-Individual Start)
TBA - 
Skiing
vs. Slalom
Monday, February 23
TBA - 
Skiing
at Freestyle (5/10K-Individual Start)
Tuesday, February 24
TBA - 
Skiing
at Classicial (10/10K-Mass Start)
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