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2008 USCSA National CHAMPIONSHIPS

USCSA Nationals info / Results Link on the USCSA website.

USCSA Qualified Teams.

Articles listed below:

WOMEN'S ALPINE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - Sierra Nevada College
MEN'S ALPINE NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - Univ. of Massachusetts
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - St. Olaf College
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - St. Olaf College
WOMEN'S SNOWBOARD NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - University of Idaho
MEN'S SNOWBOARD NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - Sierra Nevada College
WOMEN'S FREESTYLE TEAM WINNER - University of Colorado
MEN'S FREESTYLE TEAM WINNER - University of Colorado

 

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Details of the Alpine events by CSS Magazine Editor:

WOMEN’S GIANT SLALOM
Team:

1st Run Team Times

Time Back Time Back between 2nd & 3rd
1) Sierra Nevada 257.11 0.00 --
2) Plymouth 258.45 1.34 0.00
3) Colby-Sawyer 258.57 1.46 0.12
.
Overall Place Total Team Times Time Back Time Back between 2nd & 3rd.
1) Sierra Nevada 476.86 0.00 --
2) Colby-Sawyer 478.71 1.85 0.00
3) Plymouth 480.98 4.12 2.27
.

(A team’s top three finishers are combined for a team time.)
Colby-Sawyer was 2.39 seconds faster in the 2nd run to overtake Plymouth for second place.
The GS team winners; Sierra Nevada, averaged just over 0.30 seconds per run / per racer to win the event by 1.85 seconds.

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Individual: 
Overall Place 1st Run Place Time Back 2nd Run Place TotalTime Time Back
1) Martina Hulten Sierra Nevada 1 0.00 4 2:38.38 0.00
2) Danielle Shannon Colby-Sawyer 9 1.21 1 2:38.64 0.26
3) Jessica Bouleau Sierra Nevada 6 1.04 2 2:38.83 0.45
4) Alyssa Deane Plymouth 3 0.62 8 2:39.23 0.83
5) Courtney Wilson Boston College 2 0.29 13 2:39.50 1.12
.
WOMEN’S SLALOM
Team: (Extremely Close and interesting in the 2nd run.)
1st Run Team Times Time Back Time Back between 2nd - 3rd, 4th.
1) Sierra Nevada 167.81 0.00 -
2) Plymouth 168.88 1.07 0.00
3) Univ. Mass 170.99 3.18 2.11
4) Colby-Sawyer 171.13 3.32 2.25
.
Overall Place Total Team Times Time Back
1) Sierra Nevada 349.30 0.00
2) Colby-Sawyer 349.62 0.32
3) Univ. Mass 349.84 0.52
4) Plymouth 350.06 0.74
.

(A team’s top three finishers are combined for a team time.)
Colby-Sawyer was 2.45 seconds faster in the 2nd run to overtake Plymouth and U. Mass for second place.
The GS team winners and National Champions; Sierra Nevada, won the SL by just 0.32 seconds.

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Individual: (Extremely close for 3rd place)
Overall Place 1st Run Place Time Back 2nd Run Place Total Time Time Back
1) Jessica Bouleau Sierra Nevada 1 0.00 6 1:54.06 0.00
2) Allyson Newell Colby-Sawyer 4 1.32 5 1:54.99 0.93
3) Melissa Caflish Plymouth 2 1.00 22 1:56.37 2.31
4) Eliza Hawkins Univ. Mass. 6 2.00 12 1:56.39 2.33
5) Ashley Hawes Univ. Mass. 8 2.10 10 1:56.42
.
53) Malin Eriksson Sierra Nevada 3 1.05 54 2:15.41 2.36
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MEN’S GIANT SLALOM
Team:
1st Run Team
Times
Time Back Time Back between 3rd & 4th.
1) U. Mass. 206.67 0.00 --
2) Plymouth 208.49 1.82 --
3) Sierra Nevada 210.00 3.33 0.00
4) Rocky Mountain 210.35 3.68 0.35
.
Overall Place Total Team Times Time Back Time Back between 3rd & 4th.
1) U. Mass. 415.35 0.00 --
2) Plymouth 416.38 1.03 --
3) Sierra Nevada 419.43 4.08 0.00
4) Rocky Mountain 428.22 12.87 8.79
.

(A team’s top three finishers are combined for a team time.)
U. Mass and Plymouth out raced the other contenders to finish 1st and 2nd respectively. Sierra and Rocky were close after the 1st run, but Rocky could not keep up in the 2nd run, with Sierra taking 3rd in the GS

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Individual:
Overall Place 1st Run Place Time Back 2nd Run Place Total Time Time Back
1) Matyas Mlezia Sierra Nevada 2 1.01 1 2:15.91 0.00
2) Jason Small U. Mass 1 0.00 6 2:15.91 0.75
3) Vincent Dinapolly Plymouth 3 1.73 2 2:17.55 1.64
4) Eika Willberg Rocky Mtn. 7 1.92 4 2:18.28 2.37
5) Timothy Pier M I T 10 2.45 3 2:18.57 2.66
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MEN’S SLALOM
Team: (Very close for between 1st and 2nd.)
1st Run Team Times Time Back Time Back between 2nd & 3rd.
1) Plymouth 150.84 0.00 --
2) Univ. Mass 152.78 1.94 0.00
3) Sierra Nevada 154.27 3.43 1.49
.
Overall Place Total Team Times Time Back Time Back between 2nd & 3rd.
1) Univ. Mass    309.38 0.00 --
2) Plymouth 310.24 0.86 0.00
3) Sierra Nevada 310.77 1.39 0.53
.

(A team’s top three finishers are combined for a team time.)
U. Mass made up 2.80 seconds in the 2nd run to beat Plymouth in the SL, and take home the National Championships

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Individual:
1st Run Place Time Back 2nd Run Place Total Time Time Back
1) Matyas Mlezia Sierra Nevada 1 0.00 2 1:39.42 0.00
2) Jason Small Univ. Mass 2 0.18 3 1:40.17 0.75
3) Vincent Dinapoli Plymouth 4 1.53 1 1:40.39 0.97
4) Peter Cstoski Plymouth 5 2.64 4 1:43.72 4.30
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