Friday, February 28, 2020 • by Brooke Frederickson, RMISA
BOZEMAN, Mont.—Regular-season RMISA champion Utah holds a slim lead after the first day of the RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional, featuring the slalom and freestyle races.
Racing concludes on Saturday with the slalom and 15-km and 20-km classic mass start races.
Women's 5-km Freestyle
- Utah, 329
- Denver, 323 (-6)
- Colorado, 322.5 (-6.5)
- Montana State, 247 (-82)
- Alaska Anchorage, 226 (-103)
- Westminster College, 146.5 (-182.5)
- Alaska Fairbanks, 88 (-241)
- Colorado Mountain, 47 (-282)
- Eveliina Piippo, DU
- Guro Jordheim, UU
- Leah Lange, UU
- Anna-Maria Dietze, CU
- Ezra Smith, CU
- Emma Tarbath, MSU
- Mariah Bredal, UU
- Karianne Moe, UU
- Anna Darnell, UAA
- Natalie Hynes, UAA
Men's 10-km Freestyle
- Utah was the top-scoring team in the race with 96 points.
- Denver's Eveliina Piippo won her third race of the season. She has four podium finishes.
- Utah's Guro Jordheim earned her league-high eighth podium finish of the year.
- Utah's Leah Lange earned her fourth podium finish of the year.
- Colorado's Anna-Maria Dietze earned her third top-five finish of the year.
- Colorado's Ezra Smith finished in the top five for the first time this season.
- Bernhard Flaschberger, DU
- Sondre Bollum, CU
- Ola Jordheim, UU
- Maximilian Bie, UU
- Sigurd Roenning, UAA
- Bjorn Riksaasen, UU
- Borgar Norrud, DU
- Espen Persen, UAA
- Ryan Jackson, CU
- Magnus Boee, CU
Women's Giant Slalom
- Utah was the top-scoring team in the race with 92 points.
- Denver's Bernhard Flaschberger won his second race of the season, both in skate. He has three podiums this year.
- Colorado's Sondre Bollum earned the first podium finish of his career.
- Utah's Ola Jordheim finished on the podium for the first time this season, the third time in his career.
- Utah's Maximilian Bie earned his fourth top-five finish of the season.
- Alaska Anchorage's Sigurd Roenning finished in the top five for the sixth time this year, which is tied for the league lead.
- Mikaela Tommy, CU
- Storm Klomhaus, DU
- Stef Fleckenstein, CU
- Julia Toiviainen, WMC
- Amelia Smart, DU
- Nellie Talbot, MSU
- Andrea Komsic, DU
- Lana Zbasnik, WMC
- Henriette Resen, WMC
- Katie Parker, UU
Men's Giant Slalom
- Colorado was the top-scoring team with 93 points, just ahead of Denver (91).
- Colorado's Mikaela Tommy has won all but one giant slalom race this season and leads the league with five victories and nine podium finishes.
- Denver's Storm Klomhaus has four podium finishes on the year and is tied for third in the league with six top-five finishes.
- Colorado's Stef Fleckenstein is second in the league with six podium finishes on the year.
- Westminster's Julia Toiviainen has three top-five finishes on the year.
- Denver's Amelia Smart earned her fourth top-five finish of the year.
- Joachim Lien, UU
- Tobias Kogler, DU
- Filip Forejtek, CU
- Riley Seger, MSU
- Alexandre Coltier, WMC
- Gustav Voello, UU
- Louis Muhlen Schulte, MSU
- Aage Solehim, MSU
- Joachim Mjelde, WMC
- Jett Seymour, DU
- Utah was the top-scoring team with 84 points.
- Utah's Joachim Lien won his league-leading sixth race of the year, his second in the giant slalom. He has seven podium finishes on the year.
- Denver's Tobias Kogler is tied for second in the league with four podium finishes this year.
- Colorado's Filip Forejtek earned his third podium of the year.
- Montana State's Riley Seger finished in the top five for the second time this year.
- Westminster's Alexandre Coltier earned his first top-five finish of the season.