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  Maria Graefnings
Maria Graefnings

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Falun, Sweden

Position:
Nordic

08/01/2012

Graefnings Named Pac-12 Honoree for 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year

Sweden native is a two-time NCAA champion.

06/14/2012

Utah Skiing Celebrates Academic Achievements

Twelve Utes named to Dean's List.

06/08/2012

Relive the 2012 NCAA Skiing Championships!

Watch the highlights and read the recaps from the action in Bozeman.

05/01/2012

Utah Skiing Awards Announced

Utes celebrate successful 2012 campaign.

04/10/2012

NCAA Skiing Championships Recap

Utes finish second with 671 points.

2011: Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association Female Skier of the Year ... FasterSkier.com 2011 Women's Collegiate Skier of the Year ... Ski Racing Magazine's 2011 Nordic Collegiate Skier of the Year ... reigning NCAA 5-km freestyle champion, first NCAA title of her career ... finished second in the women's 15k classical race at the NCAA Championships ... four-time All-American ... first-team All-RMISA selection ... finished on the podium 11 times in 12 races ... won the first six races of the season and eight overall ... finished second at US Nationals in Sun Valley.

Before Utah: Competed at University of Nevada during 2010 season ... first-team All-American in the 5K Classic after taking fourth place at the NCAA Championships ... also earned All-American honors after finishing 10th in the 5K Classical ... won the 15K and finished as the runner-up in the 5K Classical at the 2010 RMISA Championships ... also competed for the Oestersunds ski team ... took fifth at the 2008 Swedish National Championships ... finished sixth at the 2007 U23 Tarusio ITA Sprint Classic ... placed eighth at the 2010 Cogne ITA CISM.

Personal: Daughter of Borje and Ulla Graefnings ... two brothers ... majoring in Exercise and Sport Science.

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