BEAVER CREEK, Colo. – Highlighting the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves first day of the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association Championships was junior Charley Field’s runner-up performance in the giant slalom at the Beaver Creek Resort on Friday.
After two events scored, the Seawolves sit sixth in the Championships with 110.5 points. Led by Field, the women’s Alpine team amassed 64 points, while the men’s team contributed with 46.5 points. The championships is led by Monday State with 172 points, while Denver is second with 152.5 and Colorado is third at 149.
Field registered a team-high second-place finish in the downhill race with a two-run time of 1:48.46. Field, who won the first run at 52.66, finished second behind MSU’s Stephanie Gartner (1:48.32). Prior to today, the Seawolves’ best individual finish was a third-place result by Field in the GS at the Seawolf Invite.
Also scoring for the Seawolves were sophomore Alix Wells (21st, 1:53.15) and senior Katerine Lamoureux (28th, 1:55.95) for the women and sophomore Tony Naciuk (12th, 1:46.66), senior Hughston Norton (T-17th, 1:47.38) and freshman Dominic Unterberger (20th, 1:47.73) for the men’s team.
Winning the men’s race was Colorado’s David Ketterer at 1:44.07.
The RMISA Championships, which also doubles as the NCAA West Regional Championships, continues tomorrow with the slalom and classical races tomorrow, before ending with the freestyle races on Sunday.