Polina Ermoshina

Polina Ermoshina

Player Profile


Moscow, Russia





Board of Regents Meritorious Service Awards

April 30, 2010, UNM Board of Regents - photos courtesy of UNM Communications & Marketing


2010 NCAA Ski National Championships

Activities during the week at 2010 NCAA Ski Championships

Junior (2009): NCAA NATIONAL RUNNER-UP IN 5K CLASSIC ... Also earned All-America honors in the 15K freestyle with an 8th-place finish ... fifth All-America honor in three seasons ... NCAA West Region/RMISA 15K classical champion ... Also had a career-best 3rd place finish in the NCAA West/RMISA freestyle race ... First team all-RMISA ... women's Nordic Team MVP ... RMISA Skier of the Meet honors at the Denver Invitational for 2nd-place classic and 6th-place freestyle finishes.

Sophomore (2008): NCAA NATIONAL RUNNER-UP IN 15K CLASSIC ... Picked up All-America honors in both NCAA events ... Placed 8th in 5K freestyle ... Finished second in four classic races during the season, including Colorado and UNM Invitationals, NCAA Regionals and NCAA Championships ... Posted a career-high 6th place finish in freestyle at NCAA Regional in Montana ... Final RMISA ranking of 5th ... First team all-RMISA ... Women's Nordic Team MVP ... RMISA Skier of the Week on Feb. 25 after NCAA Regional performance ... National Ski Coaches Association All-Academic Team ... Ran for the 2007 UNM Cross Country Team and the 2008 Outdoor Track & Field Team.

Freshman (2007): All-American in the women's 15K classic, placing sixth in the NCAAs ... Finished fifth in the event at NCAA Regionals ...Finished 14th in the 5K freestyle ... Finished season ranked second in the classic and 12th in freestyle in the RMISA ... Seven Top-10 finishes on the season ... First team all-RMISA ... Had a season-best finish of second place at the Denver Invitational and the UNM Invitational in classic ... Had a season-best finish of seventh at the Montana State Invitational in the freestyle.

Prior to UNM: Won the 5K classic in the Russian National Championships in 2006 ... Also won the 10K (5K classic and 5K freestyle) at the 2006 Russian National Championships ... Placed sixth in the Russian Junior Championships 10K ... Placed second in the 20K classic at the Lavacee Lopet race in Italy.

Personal: Born Nov. 3, 1988, in Moscow, Russia ... Daughter of Andrey and Elena Ermoshina ... Has one brother, Fedor ... Is the first Russian to ski for UNM ... Majoring in Organizational Management with an emphasis in entrepreneurial studies.

Career Best Finishes
Classic - 1st at RMISA/NCAA West (Truckee, Calif. - Feb. 20, 2009)
Freestyle - 3rd at RMISA/NCAA West (Truckee, Calif. - Feb. 21, 2009)