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Linn Elvira Eriksen
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Linn Elvira Eriksen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oslo, Norway

High School:
Wang Toppidrett

Last College:
University of Oslo

Height:
5-7

Position:
Nordic

Birthdate:
10/30/1994


05/07/2018

Baptiste and Karr take home MVP honors at DU Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

Men's Soccer wins Gold Vest Award at 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony

03/10/2018

Pioneers Secure 24th National Title

All six Denver skiers earn All-American status

03/08/2018

Denver Moves Into Second Through Day Two of NCAA Championships

Pioneers Card Three More All-Americans

03/06/2018

Pioneers on the Quest for 24th National Championship

Denver will take to Steamboat Springs for the title

02/27/2018

11 Skiers Named to All-RMISA Teams

Denver leads the conference in honorees

Awards:

  • Named Hornbeck Scholar winter quarter 2017-18
  • 2017 and 2018 CoSIDA Academic All-District.

2018:

  • Took third at the NCAA Championships, earning first-team All-American.
  • One of 12 skiers to compete at the NCAA Championships in Steamboat Springs
  • Placed in the top five on six occasions
  • Skied for first in the freestyle in New Mexico
  • Took second on three events, including the freestyles in Utah and at the RMISA Championships and in the classical at Denver.
  • Never finished outside of the top 20 and finished inside the top 10 in 10 events.

2017:

  • NCAA All-Academic
  • One of 12 skiers to compete at the NCAA Championships in New Hampshire
  • Claimed a 13th place in the NCAA 5k Classic and a 29th in the 15k Freestyle race
  • Saved her best performances for the RMISA Championships, placing second in the 15k Freestyle and fourth in the 5k Classical
  • Finished 23rd in the 5k Classic and 21st in the 15k Freestyle race at the Alaska Invitational
  • Was placed 25th in the Freestyle sprint and helped the team Denver 1 in the 4*5k relay to make the 3rd place at the Seawolf Invitational
  • Took 14th in the Montana State Invitational in the 5k Freestyle Race

2016:

  • One of 12 DU skiers to compete at the 2016 NCAA Championships in Steamboat Springs
  • Earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships
  • Won individual NCAA Championship in women's classical race and finished eighth overall in the freestyle race
  • Helped Denver win their 23rd National Championship
  • Named the Women's Nordic Skier of the Year
  • Finished second overall in the 15K classical at the Utah Invitational
  • Won both the women's freestyle and classical races at the two separate meets during the regular season: the Montana State Invitational and the New Mexico Invitational
  • Earned a third place finish in the classical race and ninth overall in the freestyle race at the CU Invitational
  • Placed second overall in the women's freestyle race at the RMISA Championships
Before Denver:
  • 4 time Norwegian Junion National Champion (2011-2014); 10 times on the podium
  • 2014 Bronze Medal in the Norwegian Championship
  • Fifth place finish in the Junior World Championship (2013)
  • Bronze Medal in Youth Olympic Games (2012)
  • 2010 Norwegian Champion in cross country
Personal:
  • Born October 30, 1994 in Oslo, Norway
  • Daughter of Øyvind and Kristin Røed Eriksen
  • Has one sibling, André Eriksen (18)
  • Chose DU because of the unique opportunity to combine skiing and academics; also like the location, the business program and the ski team
  • Career goals include being successful in academics and sports
  • Member of the Norwegian Junior National team (2012-2014)
  • Enjoys water sports, boating, alpine touring, traveling and spending time with family and friends
  • Majoring in Business

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