Men's & Women's Nordic Skiing

3 Owls Skiers Advance to Nationals

3 Owls Skiers Advance to Nationals

North Creek, NY – The University of Maine at Presque Isle Owls competed in Regionals at Gore Mountain. Three out of our four skiers placed to advance to nationals in March.

For the women's race, Leinani Farnsworth (So. Portland, ME) placed 13th out of the 39 racers with a time of with a race time of 25:25 in the 7K race. Farnsworth also finished 11th in the sprint final, with a time of 4:58.35, finishing 11th overall. Kassandra Nelson (Fy. Portage, ME) finished 15th out of the 39 racers with a 7K time of 25:26, also finishing ninth in the women's sprint final with a time of 4:48.24, finishing 12th overall.

Conner Nilsen (Fy. Waukesha, WI) finished 7th out of 67 with a time of 18:30 in the 7K race. Nilson also finished 20th in the sprint, with a time of 3:54.11. Earning 12th place in the overall race.

Farnsworth, Nelson and Nilson will all head to USCSA Nationals on Sunday March 8th in Lake Placid, NY.