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Stursova Wins at U.S. Nationals
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/04/2004
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Jan. 4, 2004

University of New Mexico junior women's Nordic skier Martina Stursova took the top spot in the U.S. Nationals 15k classic race Saturday in Rumford, Maine. Stursova led the way over 151 collegiate and Olympic skiers with a time of 46:17.8, just three seconds faster than Katrin Smigun of Team Subaru.

Also skiing well for the women was junior Lena Jensen. She placed seventh overall but third among collegiate skiers in the race. Also racing for the Lobo women were sophomore Trine Lundamo (25th), and juniors Pirkko Pulkkanen (34th) and Andrea Roberts (57th).

On the men's side, freshman Dirk Grimm led the way with a 13th place overall finish in the 30K Classic, second among all collegiate skiers. Sophomore Geir-Endre Rogn finished 19th overall and fifth among the collegiate racers. A total of 201 skiers started the men's race.

Friday, January 30
TBA - 
Skiing
vs. Slalom
TBA - 
Skiing
vs. Classicial (10/10K-T)
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)
Wednesday, February 25
TBA - 
Skiing
at Giant Slalom
Thursday, February 26
TBA - 
Skiing
at Slalom
Friday, February 27
TBA - 
Skiing
at Giant Slalom
TBA - 
Skiing
at Freestyle (5/10K-Individual Start)
Saturday, February 28
TBA - 
Skiing
at Slalom
TBA - 
Skiing
at Classicial (15/20K-Mass Start)
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