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skiing superlative moneymaker
 Sandra MacDonald
2012: Concluded collegiate career with four top-20 finishes … dressed in 12 of the 14 races for the Green & Gold … produced a season-high 17th-place finish in the slalom at the UAA Invite (Feb. 4-10), helping the Seawolves to a 4th-place team finish … recorded a season-high 20th-place showing in the giant slalom at the Denver Invite (Jan. 14-21), helping UAA to a 3rd-place team result … finished the season at No. 20 in the RMISA women’s Alpine standings with 282 points, good for third-best on team … named to the 2012 Div. I All-Academic Ski Team … president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Completed junior season with nine top-25 results, including a season-high 18th-place finish at the RMISA Alpine Qualifier in the slalom … had season-best 23rd-place finishes in the giant slalom at both the Montana State and Denver invites … competed in the slalom at the RMSA Championships, placing 21st … named to National Ski Coaches Association Academic All-America Team for the third straight season … completed season with 27th-place ranking in RMISA women’s Alpine standings with 234 points.

Suited up in 12 races for the Green & Gold during sophomore season ... recorded her season-best 16th-place result at the RMISA Championships, helping UAA to a program-best 2nd-place team finish ... registered a season-best 21st-place finish at the Utah Invite ... recorded a 21st-place ranking in RMISA women’s Alpine standings with 264 points – third-best on team ... named to National Ski Coaches Association Academic All-America Team.

: Posted eight top-20 results out of 13 races ... one of 12 Seawolves to qualify for NCAAs ... registered a 33rd-place finish in giant slalom and 30th in slalom at Nationals, helping UAA to a program-best 4th-place team finish ... recorded best GS race at Seawolf Invite (9th) and best SL at RMISA Qualifier (13th) ... member of National Ski Coaches Association All-Academic Team.

Recorded six top-3 results in 2007-08, including first career FIS victory at Sun Peaks, B.C., in the giant slalom ... placed 12th in the downhill and 13th in the super-G at the 2008 Canadian National Championships ... finished 24th in the GS at the 2007 Canadian National Championships ... competed for the British Columbia Provincial Ski Team and the Apex Ski Club.

Born Feb. 3, 1989 ... biological sciences major. 

2012                 GS    SL   
RMISA Qualifier      DQ    30th   
Colorado Invite      25th  18th   
Denver Invite        20th  20th               
UAA Invite           23rd  17th   
Seawolf Invite       22nd  29th           
RMISA Championships  29th  21st   
NCAA Championships   DNS   DNS

2011                 GS    SL

Utah Invite          24th  20th
Montana State Invite 23rd  20th   
RMISA Qualifier      24th  18th
New Mexico Invite    DNC   DNC
Denver Invite        23rd  22nd
RMISA Championships  DNC   21st   
NCAA Championships   DNC   DNC

2010                 GS    SL  
Utah Invite          21st  22nd  
Montana State Invite 28th  26th
RMISA Qualifier      28th  24th
New Mexico Invite    33rd  21st
Nevada Invite        25th  23rd
RMISA Championships  22nd  16th
NCAA Championships   DNC   DNC

2009                 GS    SL
Seawolf Invite       9th   14th  
UAA Invite           5th   19th  
Colorado Invite      14th  DQ 
RMISA Qualifier      17th  13th  
Denver Invite        33rd  24th 
RMISA Championships  14th  DNC  
NCAA Championships   33rd  30th

Position: Alpine
Year: Senior
Hometown: Summerland, B.C.
Club: Apex Ski Club
Experience: 4 Letters
Sandra Photos:
Senior Brian McGill drives to the hoop against UAF defender Brandon Davis during Thursday's intrastate battle at the Alaska Airlines Center.
Men rally past 'Nooks  MORE
Junior Alysha Devine knocks a rebound away from Northwest Nazarene's Lexi Tubbs during first-half action Thursday at the Alaska Airlines Center.
UAA routs NNU, 82-53  MORE
Galena native Jenna Buchanan will advance to the national ballot for Academic All-America status thanks to a 3.64 overall GPA in early childhood education.
WBB classroom star  MORE
The 32nd annual Crow Pass Crossing is Saturday, July 23.
Crow Pass  MORE
Freshman guard Damien Fulp launches a shot against a pair of MSU Billings defenders Tuesday night at Alterowitz Gymnasium.
Men fall at MSUB  MORE
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