FRANCONIA, N.H. – With two events to go, the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves have advanced to ninth in the team standings following the men’s and women’s slalom races at the 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships at Cannon Mountain on Friday morning.
After six events scored, the Seawolves moved into ninth place from 10th with 110 combined points. UAA registered 25 points in the men’s a slalom and six in the women’s slalom to bypass host New Hampshire (108) by two points. Meanwhile, Denver jumps from second to first with 419 points, pushing Utah down to second with 384 points. Colorado remains third with 377 points. The Seawolves trail Northern Michigan by 10 points.
In the final races at Cannon Mountain, the Seawolves received a top showing from freshman Dominic Unterberger. A local of Revelstoke, B.C., Unterberger finished 17th with a two-run time of one minute, 53.08 seconds, good for 14 points. Unterberger also finished 17th in the giant slalom on Wednesday.
In the women’s slalom, UAA furnished points from sophomore Alix Wells and senior Katerine Lamoureux. Wells rounded out the championships in 26th at 2:05.57, while Lamoureux final collegiate race ended with a 30th-place result at 2:45.48. Also competing for the Seawolves was sophomore Charley Field (31st, 2:53.40).
Winning the women’s race was Vermont’s Paula Moltzan (1:56.57), while CU’s David Ketterer claimed gold with a time of 1:49.23 in the men’s competition.
The NCAAs conclude tomorrow with the men’s and women’s freestyle races at Jackson Ski Touring.