Denverís Aasberg Wins Womenís Giant Slalom at Utah Invitational

Thursday, January 11, 2018 • by Brooke Frederickson, RMISA

HUNTSVILLE, Utah—Denverís Kristine Aasberg won the womenís giant slalom to open the Utah Invitational on Thursday, Jan. 11, held at Snowbasin.

Denver placed three skiers in the top five to come away with a race-high 107 points to put the Pioneers in the lead after day one.

The Utah Invitational continues on Friday, Jan. 12, with the menís giant slalom, and continues with the menís and womenís slalom races on Saturday, Jan. 13. Live results can be found at www.ussalivetiming.com.

Womenís Giant Slalom Leaders
1. Kristine Aasberg, Denver
2. Tuva Norbye, Denver
3. Tonje Trulsrud, Colorado
T4. Andrea Komsic, Denver
T4. Ann-Kathrin Breuning, Utah
6. Juliette Gauthier, Westminster
7. Rebecca Fiegl, New Mexico
T8. Benedicte Lyche, Montana State
T8. Julie Mohagen, Utah
10. Anne-Solene Bregou, Westminster

Race Notes

  • Team Scores: Denver 107, Utah 64.5, Westminster 59, Montana State 56.5, New Mexico 55, Alaska-Anchorage 54, Colorado 48, Colorado Mountain College 10
  • Denverís Kristine Aasberg earned her first collegiate victory. A different skier has won each of the first four womenís alpine races on the RMISA circuit.
  • Denverís Tuva Norbye earned her first podium of the season with a second-place finish.
  • Coloradoís Tonje Trulsrud has a league-high three podium finishes this season.
  • Utahís Ann-Kathrin Breuning is the only skier who has been in the top five in all four races.
  • Denverís Andrea Komsic earned her best finish of the season in tying for fourth.

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