Utah Takes Lead At RMISA Championships

Friday, February 22, 2019 • by Brooke Frederickson, RMISA

ANCHORAGE & GIRDWOOD, Alaska—The Utah ski team leads after three events at the RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional as the Nordic teams finished their time in Alaska with the distance classic races and the alpine teams completed the giant slalom races.

The Utes lead Colorado, 517 to 483.5 points with the menís and womenís slalom races remaining on Sunday. Host Alaska Anchorage is third (386) with New Mexico fourth (375.5), Denver fifth (331) and Montana State sixth (314).

The alpine teams have two more days on the hill at Alyeska Resort with the slalom races on Saturday for the UAA Invite and Sunday for the RMISA Championships.

Men's 20-km Classic

  1. Kornelius Groev, New Mexico
  2. Ricardo Izquierdo-Bernier, New Mexico
  3. Erik Dengerud, Colorado
  4. Alvar Alev, Colorado
  5. Logan Diekmann, Utah
  6. Ty Godfrey, Montana State
  7. Maximilian Bie, Utah
  8. Ola Jordheim, Utah
  9. Borgar Norrud, Denver
  10. Toomas Kollo, Alaska Anchorage

Team scores: New Mexico 87, Colorado 84, Utah 77, Montana State 60, Denver 53, Alaska Anchorage 52, Alaska Fairbanks 41

  • New Mexico's Kornelius Groev won his fifth race of the season and his first classic race of the year. He has finished on the podium seven times.
  • New Mexico's Ricardo Izquierdo-Bernier finished second in a photo finish for his sixth podium of the year, which ranks second in the league.
  • Colorado's Erik Dengerud earned his second podium of the year.
  • Colorado's Alvar Alev earned his second top five finish of the season.
  • Utah's Logan Diekmann finished in the top five for the sixth time this year.
The Utah ski team leads after three events at the RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional as the Nordic teams finished their time in Alaska with the distance classic races and the alpine teams completed the giant slalom races.

The Utes lead Colorado, 517 to 483.5 points with the men's and women's slalom races remaining on Sunday. Host Alaska Anchorage is third (386) with New Mexico fourth (375.5), Denver fifth (331) and Montana State sixth (314).

The alpine teams have two more days on the hill at Alyeska Resort with the slalom races on Saturday for the UAA Invite and Sunday for the RMISA Championships.

Men's 20-km Classic

  1. Kornelius Groev, New Mexico
  2. Ricardo Izquierdo-Bernier, New Mexico
  3. Erik Dengerud, Colorado
  4. Alvar Alev, Colorado
  5. Logan Diekmann, Utah
  6. Ty Godfrey, Montana State
  7. Maximilian Bie, Utah
  8. Ola Jordheim, Utah
  9. Borgar Norrud, Denver
  10. Toomas Kollo, Alaska Anchorage

Team scores: New Mexico 87, Colorado 84, Utah 77, Montana State 60, Denver 53, Alaska Anchorage 52, Alaska Fairbanks 41

  • New Mexico's Kornelius Groev won his fifth race of the season and his first classic race of the year. He has finished on the podium seven times.
  • New Mexico's Ricardo Izquierdo-Bernier finished second in a photo finish for his sixth podium of the year, which ranks second in the league.
  • Colorado's Erik Dengerud earned his second podium of the year.
  • Colorado's Alvar Alev earned his second top five finish of the season.
  • Utah's Logan Diekmann finished in the top five for the sixth time this year.

Women's 15-km Classic

  1. Julia Richter, Utah
  2. Hedda Baangman, Colorado
  3. Karianne Moe, Utah
  4. Guro Jordheim, Utah
  5. Christina Rolandsen, Colorado
  6. Anna Fake, Montana State
  7. Leah Lange, Utah
  8. Emma Tarbath, Montana State
  9. Casey Wright, Alaska Anchorage
  10. Mariah Bredal, Utah

Team scores: Utah 105, Colorado 87.5, Montana State 71, Alaska Anchorage 60, New Mexico 50.5, Denver 44, Alaska Fairbanks 36 - Utahís Julia Richter won her second race of the year and finished on the podium for the fourth-straight race.

  1. Colorado's Hedda Baangman finished on the podium for the sixth time this year.
  2. Utah's Karianne Moe tied her best finish of the season with her second podium of the year.
  3. Utah's Guro Jordheim finished in the top five for the seventh time this season. She has finished no lower than fourth in any race.
  4. Colorado's Christina Rolandsen finished in the top five for the fourth time this season.

The Utah ski team leads after three events at the RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional as the Nordic teams finished their time in Alaska with the distance classic races and the alpine teams completed the giant slalom races.

The Utes lead Colorado, 517 to 483.5 points with the men's and women's slalom races remaining on Sunday. Host Alaska Anchorage is third (386) with New Mexico fourth (375.5), Denver fifth (331) and Montana State sixth (314).

The alpine teams have two more days on the hill at Alyeska Resort with the slalom races on Saturday for the UAA Invite and Sunday for the RMISA Championships.

Men's 20-km Classic

  1. Kornelius Groev, New Mexico
  2. Ricardo Izquierdo-Bernier, New Mexico
  3. Erik Dengerud, Colorado
  4. Alvar Alev, Colorado
  5. Logan Diekmann, Utah
  6. Ty Godfrey, Montana State
  7. Maximilian Bie, Utah
  8. Ola Jordheim, Utah
  9. Borgar Norrud, Denver
  10. Toomas Kollo, Alaska Anchorage

Team scores: New Mexico 87, Colorado 84, Utah 77, Montana State 60, Denver 53, Alaska Anchorage 52, Alaska Fairbanks 41

  • New Mexico's Kornelius Groev won his fifth race of the season and his first classic race of the year. He has finished on the podium seven times.
  • New Mexico's Ricardo Izquierdo-Bernier finished second in a photo finish for his sixth podium of the year, which ranks second in the league.
  • Colorado's Erik Dengerud earned his second podium of the year.
  • Colorado's Alvar Alev earned his second top five finish of the season.
  • Utah's Logan Diekmann finished in the top five for the sixth time this year.

Women's 15-km Classic

  1. Julia Richter, Utah
  2. Hedda Baangman, Colorado
  3. Karianne Moe, Utah
  4. Guro Jordheim, Utah
  5. Christina Rolandsen, Colorado
  6. Anna Fake, Montana State
  7. Leah Lange, Utah
  8. Emma Tarbath, Montana State
  9. Casey Wright, Alaska Anchorage
  10. Mariah Bredal, Utah

Team scores: Utah 105, Colorado 87.5, Montana State 71, Alaska Anchorage 60, New Mexico 50.5, Denver 44, Alaska Fairbanks 36 - Utah's Julia Richter won her second race of the year and finished on the podium for the fourth-straight race.

  1. Colorado's Hedda Baangman finished on the podium for the sixth time this year.
  2. Utah's Karianne Moe tied her best finish of the season with her second podium of the year.
  3. Utah's Guro Jordheim finished in the top five for the seventh time this season. She has finished no lower than fourth in any race.
  4. Colorado's Christina Rolandsen finished in the top five for the fourth time this season.

Women's Giant Slalom

  1. Andrea Komsic, Denver
  2. Tuva Norbye, Denver
  3. Eirin Engeset, Utah
  4. Sona Moravcikova, New Mexico
  5. Georgia Burgess, Alaska Anchorage
  6. Li Djurestaal, Alaska Anchorage
  7. Mia Henry, Montana State
  8. Andrea Arnold, Colorado
  9. Kathryn Parker, Utah
  10. Kristina Natalenko, Alaska Anchorage

Team scores: Denver 77, Alaska Anchorage 77, Utah 72, New Mexico 64, Colorado 59, Montana State 25, Westminster College 20

  • Denver's Andrea Komsic earned her first victory of the season and her third podium of the year.
  • Denver's Tuva Norbye earned her league-leading eighth podium of the year.
  • Utah's Eirin Engeset finished on the podium for the fifth time this year.
  • New Mexico's Sona Moravcikova finished in the top five for the fourth time this year.
  • Alaska Anchorage's Georgia Burgess finished in the top five for the second time this season.
  • Earning their first top 10 finishes of the year were Montana State's Mia Henry, Utah's Katie Parker and Alaska Anchorage's Kristina Natalenko.

Men's Giant Slalom

  1. Addison Dvoracek, Utah
  2. Joachim Lien, Utah
  3. Max Luukko, Colorado
  4. Filip Forejtek, Colorado
  5. Tobias Kogler, Denver
  6. Aage Solheim, Montana State
  7. Sky Kelsey, Alaska Anchorage
  8. Liam Wallace, Alaska Anchorage
  9. Vegard Busengdal, New Mexico
  10. Florian Szwebel, Montana State
  11. Team scores: Utah 93, Colorado 85, Montana State 65, Alaska Anchorage 62, New Mexico 53, Westminster College 45, Denver 41, Colorado Mountain 10

    1. Utah's Addison Dvoracek earned his fourth victory of the year, which leads the league.
    2. Utah's Joachim Lien earned his third podium of the season.
    3. Colorado's Max Luukko picked up his first podium of the year.
    4. Colorado's Filip Forejtek, finished in the top five for the second-straight day after not competing most of the season.
    5. Denver's Tobias Kogler finished in the top five for the fifth time this year.

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