Nordic Skiers earn honors
The Green Bay Nordic Ski team raced at the CCSA Gitchi Gami Games in Cable, Wisconsin, over the weekend. Redshirt junior Maria Schoening earned the CCSA performance of the week honor with her first collegiate win in the women’s sprint on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Schoening reached the semifinals with a top 12 time in the five heat quarterfinals that featured 27 skiers. She then had the top time in the two heats in the semifinals. The redshirt junior capped off the win in the finals with a time of 3:36.28, nearly four seconds faster than the second place finisher.
In the men’s sprint, four members of the squad made it to the finals that only featured six skiers. Freshman Jackson Adler claimed his first collegiate victory, taking the top spot with a time of 3:27.20. Redshirt junior Sam Myers took second right behind Adler with a time of 3:27.34. Juniors Tom Woolhouse and Shad Kraftson finished fourth and fifth with times of 3:29.38 and 3:30.66 respectively. More at greenbayphonenix.com.