DU SITS AT THIRD AFTER DAY ONE AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
All Three Pioneer Women Earn All-American Honors
March 8, 2017
Men's Day One Results | Women's Day One Results | Team Results
Denver has a combined team score of 133 on the day, just a few points behind second place University of Utah who earned 136. Montana State University leads the way with 149 points.
RMISA Women’s Alpine MVP, Tuva Norbye led the way for the Crimson and Gold on the day, placing fourth on the day with a combined time of 2:18.56.
Andrea Komsic ended the GS event in fifth place, boasting a time of 2:18.64 right behind teammate Norbye.
Monica Hübner finished seventh on the day with a time of 2:19.22.
“Our men were solid and our women skied great today”, said head coach Andy LeRoy. “Giant Slalom has been our weakest event all season so to be sitting in third place so close to Utah and Montana feels great.”
Erik Read earned the best race of the day on the men’s side of competition for the Pioneers, finishing fifth with a time of 2:14.01.
With their finishes today, Norbye, Komsic and Read all earned first team All-American honors.
Hubner earned second team All-American honors.
A first team All-American is classified by a top-5 finish at the NCAA Championships while a second team All-American is earned by skiers who finish sixth through 10th.
Races resume Thursday at 8 a.m. MT with the Classical events at Jackson, N.H.
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