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Lars Loeseth

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oslo, Norway

Height:
5-10

Position:
Alpine

Birthdate:
09/11/1982

Experience:
3L

Honors:
Two-Time All-American

This Season - One of the most successful athletes in Lobo history as a member of the 2004 NCAA Championship ski team, 2005 NCAA runner-up men's soccer squad and the 2006 NCAA second place ski team...Returning three-time All-American who has won two NCAA slalom team titles (2004 & 2006)...Should be one of the top skiers in the NCAA...Looking to return to the NCAA Championships and improve on his top-15 finishes...Last name is pronounced "LOW-seth."

Junior (2006) - All-American in the giant slalom, placing third at the NCAA Championships...Finished 13th in the slalom and was one-third of the Lobos' NCAA slalom team title squad...All-RMISA finishing the regular season ranked fourth in the slalom and fifth in the giant slalom...Top slalom finish was second at the NCAA West Regionals in Sugar Bowl, Nev...Best giant slalom result was second at the Alaska-Anchorage meet in Park City, Utah...Posted nine top-10s in 12 races...Academic All-NCAA... Earned a spot on ESPN The Magazine's At-Large Academic All-American 3rd Team for the second straight year...Scored three goals and five assists helping the Lobo men's soccer team to the NCAA title game.

Sophomore (2005) - Earned All-American honors in the slalom and giant slalom by placing seventh and fifth at the NCAA Championships, respectively...Scored 11 top-10 finishes in 2005, including a pair of wins in both categories...Ranked fifth in the slalom and first in the giant slalom, earning All-RMISA honors during the regular season...Two slalom wins came at UNM and NCAA West Regional meets...Two giant slalom wins came at Denver and UNM meets...Swept both races in his home meet at Taos, N.M...Academic All-NCAA...Earned a spot on ESPN The Magazine's At-Large Academic All-American 3rd Team.

Freshman (2004) - Earned All-American honors in the slalom and giant slalom by placing third and eighth at the NCAA Championships respectively...Scored 11 top-10 finishes in 2004...Teamed with Christian Jensen and Peter Roering to win the men's slalom team title at the NCAA Championships...Ranked third in the slalom and sixth in the giant slalom, earning All-RMISA honors during the regular season...Highest slalom finish was second at Utah and New Mexico...Highest giant slalom finish was second at Utah.

Prior to UNM - Graduated from NTG-Geilo...Won the SSL junior national championship in 2000...10th place in the slalom at the 2003 national championships ...Three first place finishes in the slalom in FIS events from 2002-04.

Personal - Loeseth is the son of the late Erik Loeseth and Kari Sunde... Born on September 11, 1982 ...Majoring in business... Enjoys golf and is also an excellent soccer player...Starting defender for the highly-ranked Lobo men's soccer team ...Scored three goals and five assists leading the Lobos to the NCAA finals in 2005 and was also a starter on the 2006 squad.

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