Harmanen recognized by RMISA
Harmanen, from Saarenkyla, Finland, used three top-10 positions for the first weekly honor of his career. A redshirt last season, Harmanen finished sixth in the giant slalom on Jan. 6, before finishing fifth in the giant slalom and eighth in the slalom on Feb. 22-23, respectively.
Harmanen and 11 other UAA qualifiers will head to the 2012 NCAA Skiing Championships in Montana on March 7-10.
RMISA ALPINE QUALIFIERS
Men’s Alpine – Niko Harmanen, Alaska Anchorage (6th GS1, 5th GS2, 8th SL)
Women’s Alpine – Katie Hartman, Colorado (1st GS1, 4th GS2, 6th SL)