Men's Nordic Skiing Archives

Gusties Place Seventh at St. Olaf Invite

Gustavus competed at the St. Olaf Invitational in Ironwood, Michigan on Wolverine Trails on Saturday, January 25. The Gusties placed seventh out of eight teams in the 10K freestyle competition with a score of 44. Northern Michigan won the event with 83 points. Sunday's classic race was cancelled due to cold temperatures.

Andy Rishavy (FY, Alexandria, MN) was the top Gustie finisher in the freestyle race. He finished in 21st place with a time of 32:12. Fellow teammates Jon Astry (FY, Eden Prairie, MN) and Dan Kueffer (SO, Shoreview, MN) finished right behind Rishavy in 22nd and 23rd place.

Gustavus returns to action on Saturday and Sunday by traveling to the Northern Michigan University Invitational in Ishpeming, Michigan.

Freestyle Results from Saturday:

Gustavus finished in 7th place with 44 points out of 8 teams

Top Individual Finisher: Chris Cook, Northern Michigan University, 27:51

Team Standings
Northern Michigan.......83
Alaska-Fairbanks........81
Michigan Tech...........58
UW-Green Bay............53
St. Olaf................52
St. John's..............47
Gustavus................44
Macalester..............21
*Carleton...............10
*St. Mary's..............8

* Carleton and St. Mary's did not field complete teams.

Gustavus Results:
Andy Rishavy..........32:12
Jon Astry.............32:16
Dan Kueffer...........32:24
Erich Ziegler.........32:47
Nate Porath...........33:41
Charles Anderson......35:16

For complete results, click here.