The Lobo ski team competed in both Alpine and Nordic events in Red River, N.M. over the weekend.
2013: Placed in two RMISA events before sustaining a season-ending knee injury on Jan. 11...obtained a medical redshirt and will ski as a redshirt senior in 2014...placed a season-best fourth place in the giant slalom at the Spencer Nelson/CU Invite on Jan. 8...2012-13 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
Junior (2012): Was one of the most consistent skiers for UNM, finishing in the top five six times, including two first-place finishes...named the 2012 Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Skiing Association Male Skier of the Year...named RMISA Alpine MVP...first team All-American in the giant slalom...a first team All-RMISA selection...a member of the Fidelity Investments UNM All-Academic team...Capital One First Team Academic All-District...named third team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America...earned All-Academic Ski Team honors from the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association...a Lobo Scholar-Athlete...named team MVP for men's alpine...placed first in the giant slalom at the RMISA Alpine Qualifier #1 on Jan. 6...placed fifth in the giant slalom and 14th in the slalom at the CU Invitational/Spencer Nelson Memorial on Jan. 7 and 11...claimed third place in the giant slalom for a at the University of Denver Invitational on Jan. 14...finished seventh in the giant slalom at the Alaska Anchorage Invitational on Feb. 8...also placed seventh in the slalom at the Seawolf Invitational on Feb. 11...won the 2012 NCAA Qualifier slalom race...finished ninth in the giant slalom at the 2012 NCAA Qualifier...placed fourth in the giant slalom and 10th in the slalom at RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional on Feb. 24 and 25...placed fifth at NCAA Championships in the giant slalom on March 8...on March 10, finished 36th in the slalom at NCAA Championships.
Sophomore (2011): Finished eighth in the slalom at the Denver International (Feb. 13)...finished 12th in the slalom at the Montana State Invitational (Jan. 16).
Prior to UNM: Graduated from Schigymnasium Stams in 2008.
Personal: Born Feb. 6 to Martin and Gabi Triendl in Innsbruck, Austria...has one sister, Andrea...majoring in finance (accounting).