Michael Bansmer

Michael Bansmer

Player Profile


Central Point, Ore.

High School:
Crater HS




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


Joonas Rasanen is Slalom National Champion; Lobos Still in Fifth

Rasanen becomes the 26th individual national champion in UNM's history (all sports)


Acosta Finishes Fourth in GS; Lobos in Sixth After First Day at NCAAs

Chris Acosta leads UNM with a fourth-place finish in the giant slalom and earns his fifth All-America honor


Final RMISA Weekly Honors and All-RMISA Announced

Acosta and Robnik earn Skiers of the Week while six Lobos earn All-RMISA accolades


Stevens: Lobo Skiers Are Underdogs at NCAA Championships

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


2013 NCAA Skiing Championships - Slalom

Joonas Rasanen won the men's slalom on Friday at the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships. Photo credits go to Cory Ransom


2013 NCAA Skiing Championships - Giant Slalom

The 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships (Middlebury, Vt.) opened on March 6 with the Giant Slalom Event. Photos courtesy of Cory Ransom


UNM Ski at Red River Ski Area

The Lobos welcomed schools to their home turf in Red River, N.M. The meet was the only home event of the season for UNM

Sophomore (2013): Finished 15th in the giant slalom and 31st in the slalom at the 2013 NCAAs...placed as high as 2nd in 2013 in the giant slalom at the CU Invite on Jan. 8...had three top-5 finishes...finished 7th in the giant slalom and 4th in the slalom at the 2013 RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regionals...2012-13 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

Freshman (2012): Earned academic distinction as a Lobo Scholar-Athlete...had four top-10 finishes in his freshman season...named UNM Ski team's Men's Freshman of the Year...finished seventh in the slalom and claimed fourth place in the giant slalom at the NCAA Qualifier on Feb. 22 and 23...at the RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional (Feb. 24-25), finished fifth in the slalom and 10th in the giant slalom.

Prior to UNM: Graduated from Crater High School in Central Point, Ore., in 2008.

Personal: Born in Brunswick, Maine...son of Michael and Jenece Bansmer...has three siblings, Aleesa, Courtney and David...lettered in football in high school...hobbies include classic cars, mountain biking, and outdoor activities...favorite food is Thai food...favorite movie is Super Troopers...majoring in university studies.