Feb. 21, 1998
CRESTED BLUFF, Colo. -- After three days of competition, the University of Utah ski team won by a comfortable 54 point margin over second place Colorado. The Utes scored 412 points marking their highest output of the year.
In men's 20K classic cross country, the brother tandem of Frode and Rune Kollerud lead Utah as they placed second and third. Other top finishers were Pat Casey took fifth and Hakon Skjonberg placed eleventh.
In women's 15K classic country, Kristin Tjelle placed a team high sixth for the Utes.
Utah's men's slalom was lead by Alain Britt-cote who after his first place finish yesterday in giant slalom finished sixth followed by Markus Leunig who took seventh for Utah.
In the women's slalom, Alicia Howard was the top Utah finisher with her second place mark. Three other Ute skiers placed in the top ten with Sandra Kuehni at fourth, Marianne Winge at fifth and Sabrina Lawerence at eighth.
Men's 20K Classic
2. Frode Kollerud 56.25 3. Rune Kollerud 56.27 5. Pat Casey 59.25 8. Hakon Skjonberg 1.02.41 16. Jesse Lassley 1.03.38
Women's 15K Classic
4. Kristin Tjelle 51.55 6. Hailey Wappett 52.30 10. Kristina Joder 53.37 Stine Hellerud-Did not finish Martine Munthe-Faas-Did not finish
6. Alain Britt-cote 73.44 7. Markus Leunig 73.47 11. Mike Elvidge 74.12 19. Peter Shaffer 76.41 Ryan Forsyth-Did not finish
2. Alicia Howard 80.90 4. Sandra Kuehni 82.53 5. Marianne Winge 82.57 7. Sabrina Lawerence 83.52 12. Tina Kavcic 84.23 25. Heather Walker 87.61
Final Team Standings
1. University of Utah 412 2. University of Colorado 358 3. University of New Mexico 327 3. Denver University 327 5. University of Nevada-Reno 180 6. Western State College 164 7. Montana State College 54