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 Laura Rombach


Produced a solid senior season with eight top-10 showings … made fourth straight appearance at NCAA Championships, finishing 17th in the classical and 23rd in the freestyle … recorded a season-high runner-up performance at the Colorado Invite (Jan. 7-14) in the classical, helping UAA to a 3rd-place team finish … earned a spot on the All-RMISA Second Team … finished the season at No. 5 in the RMISA women’s Nordic standings with 354 points, good for second-best on team … named to the 2012 Div. I All-Academic Ski Team.

Qualified for third straight NCAA Championships, registering a 9th-place showing in the 15K classic for first-career All-America honor … also finished 38th in the 5K freestyle at the NCAAs … throughout the season, led UAA in three races, while collecting four top-10 results … recorded season-best 4th place at Montana State Invite in the classic and season-high 9th in the freestyle race at the New Mexico Invite … named to National Ski Coaches Association Academic All-America Team for the third straight season … completed season with team-high 5th-place ranking in RMISA women’s Nordic standings with 320 points.

Made second appearance at the NCAA Skiing Championships (March 10-13), placing 14th in the 5K classical and 15th in the 10K freestyle ... led UAA throughout the regular season in eight races ... posted a career-best outing at the Montana State Invite, finishing 3rd in the classical and 5th in the freestyle ... tallied eight top-10 results ... helped UAA to a program-best 2nd-place finish at the RMISA Championships with a 6th-place finish in the classical race ... led UAA with a 6th-place ranking in RMISA women’s Nordic standings with 351 points – third-best on team ... named to National Ski Coaches Association All-American Team for second time.
One of 12 Seawolves to qualify for the NCAAs, placing 23rd in classical and 11th in freestyle, helping UAA to a program-best 4th-place team finish ... posted four top-10 results, including season-high 6th in classical at RMISA Championships and season-high 8th at Seawolf Invite in freestyle as a freshman ... member of the National Ski Coaches Association All-Academic Team ... led UAA in four freestyle races during the season – Colorado Invite, Denver Invite, RMISA Championships and NCAAs.

In 2007 Europa Cup races, placed second in Italy and third in Slovenia ... participated in the 2007 World Junior Championships in Italy.

Born October 31, 1987 ... management & global logistics and supply chain management major.

2012                 CL    FR
Alaska Nordic Cup    3rd   3rd   
Colorado Invite      2nd   11th   
Denver Invite        6th   3rd       
UAA Invite           7th   9th       
Seawolf Invite       4th   12th       
RMISA Championships  18th  13th       
NCAA Championships   17th  23rd   

2011                 CL    FR
Montana State Invite 4th   12th
Utah Invite          11th  15th
New Mexico Invite    12th  9th
Denver Invite        9th   16th
RMISA Championships  12th  21st   
NCAA Championships   9th   38th

2010                 CL    FR  
AK Nordic Cup        2nd   2nd      
Montana State Invite 3rd   5th
Utah Invite          14th  6th
New Mexico Invite    4th   8th
Nevada Invite        9th   8th
RMISA Championships  6th   14th 
NCAA Championships   12th  21st

2009                 CL    FR  
Seawolf Invite       7th   8th  
UAA Invite           12th  19th 
Colorado Invite      18th  12th 
Denver Invite        14th  9th 
RMISA Championships  6th   13th  

NCAA Championships   23rd  11th

Position: Nordic
Year: Senior
Hometown: Neukirch, Germany
Experience: 4 Letters
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