RMISA Prepares For Week In Alaska

Thursday, February 14, 2019 • by Brooke Frederickson, RMISA

ANCHORAGE, Alaska—The RMISA heads to Alaska for a week beginning on Feb. 17 with races covering two meets, the UAA Invitational and the RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional.

Feb. 17
UAA Invite - Kincaid Park, Anchorage, Alaska
Men's 10-kilometer freestyle, 10 am (mass start)
Women's 10-kilometer freestyle 10:30 am (mass start)

Feb. 18
UAA Invite - Kincaid Park, Anchorage, Alaska
Classic Sprints Qualifying, 10 am followed by heats

Feb. 20
NCAA Regional, Government Peak, Palmer, Alaska
Men's 10-kilometer freestyle, 11 am (interval start)
Women's 5-kilometer freestyle, 12 pm (interval start)

Feb. 21
UAA Invite, Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska
Giant Slalom, 10 am

Feb. 22
NCAA Regional, Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska
Giant Slalom, 10 am

NCAA Regional, Kincaid Park, Anchorage, Alaska
Women's 15-kilometer classic, 10 am (mass start)
Men's 20-kilometer classic, 11:30 am (mass start)

Feb. 23
UAA Invite, Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska
Slalom, 10 am

Feb. 24
NCAA Regional, Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska
Slalom, 10 am

Utah has won two of the three meets held this season. Utah won both the Colorado and New Mexico Invitationals. Colorado won the Montana State Invite.

Women's Nordic

  • Utah's Guro Jordheim has won four of six races this year with five podium finishes.
  • Colorado's Hedda Baangman has one win and four podium finishes.
  • Denver's Taeler McCrerey has three podium finishes.
  • Colorado's Anne Siri Lervik has one win and two podium finishes. She is one of two skiers to finish in the top 10 in every race.
  • Alaska Fairbanks' Kati Roivas has finished in the top five four times with one podium finish.
  • Other skiers who have finished on the podium this year are Utah's Karianne Moe and Mariah Bredal and Colorado's Ezra Smith.
  • Colorado's Christina Rolandsen has finished in the top 10 in every race.

Men's Nordic

  • New Mexico's Kornelius Groev has won three races and finished in the top five five times.
  • New Mexico's Ricardo Izquierdo-Bernier has one win and three podium finishes.
  • Alaska Anchorage's Sigurd Roenning has one win and three podium finishes.
  • Colorado's Alvar Alev also has a win this season.
  • Other skiers with multiple podium finishes this year are Utah's Logan Diekmann and Ola Jordheim while Montana State's Ti Donaldson and Eli Jensen and Utah's Maximilian Bie each have one podium finish.

Women's Alpine

  • Six different skiers have won races led by two wins each in the giant slalom by Denver's Tuva Norbye and Colorado's Mikaela Tommy.
  • Norbye leads the league with six podium finishes this year.
  • Four different skiers have won the slalom races: New Mexico's Sona Moravcikova, Montana State's Jocelyn McCarthy, Denver's Amelia Smart and Utah's Roni Remme.
  • Smart, Colorado's Nora Christensen and Utah's Eirin Engeset each have three podium finishes this year.
  • Other skiers who have finished on the podium this year are Montana State's Stephanie Gartner and Denver's Katie Hensien.

Men's Alpine

  • Utah's Addison Dvoracek leads the league with three wins this year, all in the giant slalom.
  • Denver's Simon Fournier, who missed part of the season, has two wins in the slalom.
  • Montana State's Louis Muhlen-Schulte has a slalom win and three podium finishes.
  • Denver's Tobias Kogler has a giant slalom win and two podium finishes.
  • Colorado's Joey Young also has a win in the slalom this year. He has six top 10 finishes.
  • New Mexico's Vegard Busengdal has three podium finishes and has finished in the top 10 seven times, which leads the league.
  • Other skiers with multiple podium finishes include Utah's Mark Engel, Montana State's Aage Solheim and Denver's Jett Seymour.

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