Linn Håvelsrud Klaesson

Linn Håvelsrud Klaesson

Player Profile


Oslo, Norway

High School:
Lambertseter Vidregaende Skole




Lobo Skiing 2012-13 Season Review

The 2012-13 campaign was one of ups and downs for Landstedt and the Lobos, capped by a sixth-place finish at the NCAAs


Lobos Finish Sixth at NCAAs

Resaland earned his second All-America honor as he finished sixth in the 20K freestyle race on Saturday


Stevens: Lobo Skiers Are Underdogs at NCAA Championships

Coach Fredrik Landstedt said the underdog role should take some pressure off the UNM skiers


Twelve Lobos to Compete at 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships

UNM will be represented by six apliners and six nordic skiers in Middlebury, Vt.


New Mexico Travels to Bozeman for RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regionals

The Lobos are looking for all individuals to step up in postseason competition


2013 NCAA Skiing Championships - 15/20K Freestyle

The final day of competition at the 2013 NCAA Championships - 15/20K mass start freestyle.


2013 NCAA Skiing Championships - 5/10K Classic

Photos from the 5/10K Classic race at the 2013 NCAA Championships on March 7. Credits to Corey Ransom and Chris Acosta.


New Mexico Invitational - Nordic Freestyle

Saturday's 10/10K Freestyle race as part of the UNM home Invite at the Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Area in Red River, N.M.


New Mexico Invitational - Nordic Classical

5/5K Classical race on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Area in Red River, N.M.


Nordic Women at CU/Spencer Nelson Memorial Invite (15K FS)

The Nordic women were paced by Linn Håvelsrud Klaesson at the CU/Spencer Nelson Memorial Invite on Jan. 12.

Senior (2013): Placed 21st in the 5K classic and 26th in the 10K mass-start freestyle in her third and final trip to the NCAAs in 2013...led the Lobo women five times in 2013, including a 22nd-place finish in the 5K classical at the RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regionals...placed a season-best fourth in the 15K freestyle and 11th in the 5K classical at the CU Invite, Jan. 12-13...finished a team-high eighth in RMISA MVP Points for women's Nordic with 318...2012-13 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

Junior (2012): Earned academic distinction as a Lobo Scholar-Athlete...named Team MVP for Nordic women...was a consistent competitor, recording top-10 finishes at every regular-season meet...finished third in the 5K freestyle and10th in the 10K classical at the CU Invitational/Spencer Nelson Memorial Jan. 13 and 14...finished seventh in the classic and 10th in the freestyle at the DU Invite...took sixth place in the 5K classical and fifth in the 10K freestyle at the Alaska Anchorage Invitational Feb. 4 and 6...claimed sixth place in the 5K freestyle and fifth place in the 15K classical at the Seawolf Invitational Feb. 9 and 10...took fourth place in both the 5K freestyle and 15K classic at RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional Feb. 24 and 25...placed 24th in the 5K freestyle at NCAA Championships...finished 11th in the 15K classical at NCAA Championships.

Sophomore (2011): Finished 12th in the women's 5K with a time of 18:45.2 at the 2011 NCAA West Region/RMISA Championships (Feb. 26)...finished 13th in the women's 5K with a time of 18:45.4 at the UNM Invitational (Feb. 5)...finished 14th in the women's 5K with a time of 15:36.7 at the Utah Invitational (Jan. 21).

Freshman (2010):

Finished 33rd in the 5K classical and 23rd in the 15K freestyle at the 2010 NCAA Championships in Steamboat Springs, Colo., March 11-13...consistently finished in the top 20 in her rookie season...finished 15th in the classic and 12th in the freestyle at the Utah Invite...claimed 14th place in the classic and 12th in the freestyle at Montana State...placed 13th in the classic and 17th in the freestyle at New Mexico's home meet...claimed 12th place in the classic at Nevada...finished 30th in the classic and 27th in the freestyle at the RMISA Championships/NCAA Regionals.

Prior to UNM: Four top-15 Norwegian Cup finishes since 2007, including three in 2009.

Personal: Born February 3, 1989, in Oslo, Norway...daughter of Aud Kristin and Morten Klaesson ...has a sister, Thea...majoring in business administration.