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Fabian Figi had a big day at the US Championships

Fabian Figi had a big day at the US Championships

Jan. 8, 2007

HOUGHTON, Mich. - A contingent of Utah skiers enjoyed success Saturday and Sunday at the US Cross Country Skiing Championships. The group placed eighth overall, garnering 537 points and building confidence for the upcoming season.

The men were led by sophomore Fabian Figi and freshman Ben Fick who teamed up in the 2 x 3 team sprint, placing 11th overall with a final time of 16:11.9. Figi also had an impressive individual performance in the men's 10K classic (29:09.6, 10th) and the 10K Freestyle (44:10.3, 15th).

On the women's side, another young relay team enjoyed a solid finish. Sophomore Annalies Cook and freshman Sarah MacCarthy finished sixth in the Women's 2 x 3 team sprint with a total time of 18:07.5. Cook and MacCarthy also finished in the top 25 in the 5K Classic.

 

 

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