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Three Northern Michigan skiers earn USSA junior All-American status

March 19, 2013
By Journal Sports Staff (sports@miningjournal.net) , The Mining Journal

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University Nordic skiers Hannah Boyer, Megan Edic and Felicia Gesior have become U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association junior All-Americans.

All three freshmen finished in the top 10 in the USSA Junior National Championships in Fairbanks, Alaska, to qualify. Wildcat freshman Sam Elfstrom also competed.

Boyer finished third, Gesior 10th and Edic 16th in the freestyle on March 11. Elfstrom came in 31st.

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NMU Nordic skiers Hannah Boyer, Megan Edic and Felicia Gesior.

Gesior won the freestyle sprint in 3 minutes, 16.36 seconds last Thursday. Boyer finished 10th, Edic 16th and Elfstrom 27th.

Boyer won the 10-kilometer classic on Saturday, with Gesior one second back in second.

Edic finished 10th in the event and Elfstrom 21st.

The three-by-three kilometer classic relays were held on March 12. Boyer's relay squad won her age group in the event as she skied the anchor leg.

Gesior and Edic's relay team finished ninth, as did Elfstrom's squad.

 
 

 

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