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Lobos Hold on to Fourth Place at Utah Invite
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/08/2013
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Feb. 8, 2013

Saturday: Alpine Lobos hosting UNM Invite (SL) at Red River Ski Area in Red River, N.M. - Live results
Saturday:Nordic Lobos at Utah Invitational (15/20K FS) - Live results

SOLDIER HOLLOW, Utah -- The University of New Mexico maintained its fourth-place standing after Friday's 5/10K classical race as part of the Utah Invitational in Soldier Hollow, Utah. The Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association meet concludes tomorrow with a 15/20K freestyle race set to begin at 9 a.m.

The Alpine events for the UNM Invitational begin Saturday morning at the Red River Ski area in Red River, N.M.

Colorado took over first place as their men's and women's teams combined for 222 points on Friday to move their total to 662. Denver dropped one spot to second place with 633 points and Utah sits in third with 624.

The Lobo men were paced by Mats Rudin Resaland as he recorded his seventh top-10 finish with a sixth-place finish. Resaland finished the course in 26:04.2. Junior Christian Otto followed, finishing 17th (27:05.3) and Sjur Prestsaeter was the third point scorer for the Lobos as he took 26th (28:56.6). Eivind Odden Solberg also finished the race, taking 28th. UNM men scored 84 points.

Senior Linn Havelsrud Klaesson finished the women's 5K in 15:31.7 and led the UNM women with a 14th-place finish. Sophomores Anni Nord and Clara Chauvet placed 16th and 21st, respectively. Anita Kirvesniemi and Ingrid Leask also competed. Kirvesniemi placed 23rd and Leask finished 32nd. The women tallied 74 points.

Utah Invitational - Day 3 CL

Overall: 1. Colorado (662) 2. Denver (633) 3. Utah (624) 4. New Mexico (521) 5. Montana State (486) 6. Alaska Anchorage (441) 7. Westminster College (190) 8. Colorado Mountain College (40) 9. Wyoming (0)
Alpine: DU 476; CU 440; UU 392; UNM 363; MSU 309; UAA 227; WMC 190; CMC 40
Nordic: UU 232; CU 222; UAA 214; MSU 177; UNM 158; DU 157
Men: UU 339; CU 321; DU 293; UNM 268; UAA 236; MSU 222; WMC 153; CMC 20
Women: CU 341; DU 340; UU 285; MSU 264; UNM 253; UAA 205; WMC 37; CMC 20
UNM Nordic men: 6. Mats Rudin Resaland, 37 points (26:04.2); 17. Christian Otto, 24 points (27:05.3); 26. Sjur Prestsaeter, 23 points (28:56.6); 28. Eivind Odden Solberg (29:10.9)
UNM Nordic women: 14. Linn Havelsrud Klaesson, 27 points (15:31.0); 16. Anni Nord, 25 points (15:34.0); 16. Anni Nord, 25 points (15:34.0); 21. Clara Chauvet, 22 points (15:51.4); 23. Anita Kirvesniemi (16:02.6); 32. Ingrid Leask (17:28.8)

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at Women's Giant Slalom
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