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  Niklas Persson
Niklas Persson

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Falun, Sweden

High School:
Gudlarbilderskolan

Position:
Nordic

03/07/2013

Utah Skiing Climbs to Third at NCAA Championships

Sloan Storey takes fifth in women's 5-km Classic.

03/04/2013

Utah Skiing Heads to NCAA Championships

Utes compete Mar. 6-9 in Middlebury, Vt.

02/25/2013

Utah Skiing Announces Lineup for NCAA Championships

National meet held Mar. 6-9 in Middlebury, Vt.

02/22/2013

Utah Skiing In Second Place After Day 1 of RMISA Championships

Two Utes on podium of men's 10-km Classical.

02/09/2013

Ute Skiers Take Second at Utah Invite

Havlick wins fourth consecutive race.

Persson's Career FinishesGet Acrobat Reader

2013: Earned All-America honors in the 20-km free with a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... also finished 15th in the 10-km classic at NCAA's ... second-team All-RMISA ... posted his highest finish of the season with a fourth-place effort in the 20-km freestyle at the RMISA Championships on Feb. 23 ... placed among the top 10 in eight out of 12 races ... took sixth in the 15-km classical at the Denver Invite on Jan. 20 and the 20-km freestyle of the Utah Invite on Feb. 9.

Before Utah: Competed for Bengt Stattin at Gudlarbilderskolan ... member of the Falun/Borlänge Ski Club ... won the NJC 10-km race and took third at the NJC Double Pursuit 20-km.

Personal: Son of Mathias and Marie Persson ... siblings Johanna and Lotta ... hobbies include music and soccer ... has not declared a major.

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