Jennifer Delich

Jennifer Delich

Player Profile

Fernie, Canada

High School:


Alpine Women


2004 NCAA Women's GS National Champion
2-Time All-American

General Information - Delich was a four-year letterwinner for UNM from 2001-04...She was a two-time All-American and member of the 2004 UNM Ski Team that won the school's first ever NCAA title...During her career Delich also earned Academic All-American honors, was New Mexico's NCAA Woman of the Year, heavily involved with the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and captain of the team.

Senior (2004) - Delich captained the Lobos to UNM's first ever NCAA Championship...She won the NCAA Women's Giant Slalom individual title, the ninth individual title in school history and the first women's GS winner at UNM...Delich also helped win the Women's GS team event at the NCAA's. She won her second NCAA All-American honor and her second All-RMISA award...Ranked third in the RMISA slalom and fifth in the giant slalom during the regular season...Posted nine top-10 finished in six meets, inclding one slalom win and one GS win...Was the NCAA Woman of the Year for the state of New Mexico...Attended the NCAA Leadership Conference in the summer of 2004...Also was awarded the University of New Mexico Alumni Lettermen's Association's Female Student Athlete of the Year honor.

Junior (2003) - Delich had a dissappointing NCAA Championship in 2003, failing to repeat as All-American... She placed 17th in the Slalom and 25th in the Giant Slalom...Had a strong regular season, earning All-RMISA status...Scored a career-high 3rd place finish in the Utah-Alaska Anchorage Giant Slalom in Part City, Utah on January 11, 2003...Her highest Slalom finish was fourth at Montana State in Bozeman, Montana on January 4, 2003...Competed for Canada at the World University Games in Tarvisio, Italy in 2003 where she finished 11th in the Giant Slalom.

Sophomore (2002) - Earned her first NCAA All-American Award with a 5th place finish in the slalom at the NCAA Championships...A member of the NCAA National Champion women's slalom team...Her best slalom finish was 4th place at the NCAA Western Regionals in Anchorage, Alaska while her best giant slalom finish was 13th in the first race of the season at Montana State...Delich was also awarded for her work in the classroom by being named NCAA Academic All-American...Delich finished the 2002 season tied for ninth place in the RMISA slalom standings, ironically she was tied with her sister Julia who skied for the University of Denver.

Freshman (2001) - Delich qualified for NCAA competition and was a member of the RMISA second team All-Conference...Best conference finish was 6th place at the Nevada-Reno event...Finished 24th in the giant slalom and 17th in the slalom at the NCAA Championships.

High School - A graduate of Fernie Secondary School, Delich competed in the Lake Louise World Cup and she won two Pontiac GMC Cup SG races...Jennifer also finished in the top-10 at the Canadian Nationals her senior year.

Personal - Born on December 1, 1980, Jennifer is a native of Fernie, B.C...Her hobbies include art, mountain biking, water skiing and hiking...Graduated with a degree in Biology in December 2004.