Dec. 19, 2005
Vermont Nordic Team Competes in TD Banknorth Eastern Cup, Ski Team Also
Participates in Local Ski Clinic Set to Appear on WCAX “Spotlight on
Link to Results: http://www.nensa.net/
BURLINGTON, Vt. – The University of Vermont Nordic ski team competed in
the TD Banknorth Eastern Cup at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vt.,
this past weekend. The TD Banknorth Eastern Cup is the premier race
series in the eastern United States.
On Saturday, freshman Marion Solbjorg (Lillehammer, Norway) won the
sprint competition on day one of the TD Banknorth Eastern Cup while
senior Molly Gray (Newbury, Vt.) finished fourth. In the men’s sprint
competition on Saturday freshman Juergen Uhl (Muhlenbach, Germany) took
home top honors and senior Ryan Foster (Weston, Vt.) finished third.
During Sunday’s Senior Women 10K Freestyle Mass Start five different
Catamounts finished in the top 10: senior Emilia DeMarchis (Burlington
Vt.) finished third, junior Katrina Hamel (Southampton, Mass.) was
fifth, senior Kate Crawford (Hawley, Mass.) was seventh, senior Anja
Jokela (Shelburne, Vt.) was eighth and Solbjorg finished ninth.
The Senior Men 10K Freestyle Mass Start was also held on Sunday. Three
different Catamounts finished in the top 10: senior Anders Osthus
(Duluth, Minn.) finished fourth, Foster was fifth and Uhl finished
The Vermont ski team also participated in a ski clinic last Wednesday
at the Hamill Farm in Underhill, Vt., for the Mt. Mansfield Ski Club.
The clinic will be featured tomorrow (Dec. 20) at 6:40pm during WCAX,
Channel 3’s “Spotlight on Sports”.
Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
University of Vermont
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