ELDORA, Colo. – Following the completion of the slalom, the Seawolves advanced to fourth place on Day 2 of the Spencer James Nelson Memorial University of Colorado Invitational against Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association members on Wednesday.
The Seawolves used a second-place finish in the women’s slalom to move into fourth with 311 points. After two events, Denver leads the field with 423.5 points and is followed by host Colorado (417) and New Mexico (401), respectively.
Senior Kayla Hoog-Fry led the Seawolf pack with a team-high sixth-place finish, helping UAA to 91 points in the slalom. Hoog-Fry, from Reno, Nev., posted a two-run time of 2:00.82. Also scoring for UAA were sophomore Anna Berecz (2:04.63) and senior Ida Bjerka (2:10.50) in 11th and 17th, respectively.
On the men’s side, the Seawolves were unable to field a complete three-person team, furnishing just 53 points. Scoring for UAA was junior Cameron Brewington with a 12th-place result at 1:49.75 and freshman James Schindler in 15th at 1:52.00.
Overall 18 men were unable to finish the course, while 12 went out course on the women’s side.
Today’s events conclude the Alpine portion of the Colorado Invitational. The Nordic races will commence Jan. 12-13 in Steamboat Springs, Colo.