Women's Nordic Skiing Archives

Gusties Tie for Third at St. Olaf Invitational

Gustavus competed at the St. Olaf Invitational in Ironwood, Michigan on Wolverine Trails on Saturday, January 25. The Gusties tied for third out of nine teams in the 5K freestyle competition with a score of 54. Sunday's classic race was cancelled due to cold temperatures.

Kelly Damrow (SO, Roseville, MN) was the first Gustie to cross the finish line. She placed 18th overall with a time of 20:39.

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 3rd place with 54 points out of 9 teams

Top Individual Finisher: Sigrid Aas, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 17:51

Team Standings
Northern Michigan........84
Alaska-Fairbanks.........81
Gustavus.................54
Michigan Tech............54
St. Cloud................51
UW-Green Bay.............45
St. Olaf.................36
St. Benedict.............19
Macalester...............16
*Carleton................22

* - Carleton had only one athlete competing and therefore did not have a full team

Gustavus Results:
Kelly Damrow............20:39
Ingrid Olson............20:45
Britta Carlson..........20:55
Melissa Kittock.........21:31
Kirsten DeVries.........21:44
Kendra Rinas............22:14
Chandra Daw.............22:16

For complete results, click here.