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2009 USCSA Regional Championship Teams
Alpine Men Women
Eastern Plymouth State Univ., NH Colby Sawyer College, NH
MidEast Clarkson University, NY Syracuse University, NY
Mid-Atlantic Lehigh University, PA Penn State Univ., PA
MidWest St. Olaf College, MN St. Olaf College, MN
Western Rocky Mountain College, MT Westminster College, UT
Far West Sierra Nevada College, NV Sierra Nevada College, NV
Cross Country
Eastern/MidEast Clarkson University, NY Cornell University, NY
Snowboard
Far West Sierra Nevada College, NV Sierra Nevada College, NV
Mid-Atlantic Univ. of Virginia, VA Univ. of Virginia, VA

2009 USCSA National CHAMPIONSHIPS
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

WOMEN'S ALPINE  - Westminster College, UT
MEN'S ALPINE - Colby-Sawyer College, NH
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY  - Univ. of Wyoming, WY
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY  - Univ. of Wyoming, WY
WOMEN'S SNOWBOARD  - Westminster College, UT
MEN'S SNOWBOARD  - Sierra Nevada College, NV
WOMEN'S FREESTYLE - Univ. of Colorado
MEN'S FREESTYLE  - Univ. of Southern California, CA

31st ANNUAL  USCSA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: MARCH 3-8,
WINTER PARK, CO
2009 Event info.
2008 USCSA Nationals Mar 3-8 Sunday River, ME Info, results, articles...

2-25-09 Press Release
2009 USCSA Nationals info
2009 USCSA Qualified Teams.
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TV: 2009 USCSA Collegiate National Championships - Cross Country 1.5k
Headlines:
1) In their inaugural year with a ski racing program, Westminster College is crowned the Women's Alpine Combined National Champions.
2) In a three way tie for the men's title, Colby-Sawyer College is crowned the Men's Alpine Combined National Champions (their first), by way of the tie breaker.
2009 NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS
Videos:USCSA 2009 Nationals Slopestyle runs
USCSA Nationals 2009 Winter Park Co - 2
USCSA 2009 Nationals 2009 Winter Park Co - 1

Articles listed below the Run-by-Run analysis:

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Run-by-Run analysis of the Alpine events by CSS Magazine Editor:

WOMEN’S GIANT SLALOM 3/4/09 Full Team Results    Full Individual Results
Team: 1st Run Team Times Time Back Time Back between
3rd & 4th
1) Westminster 3:17.95 0.00
2) Sierra Nevada 3:18.80 0.85
3) Colby-Sawyer 3:20.39 2.44 0.00
4) Plymouth 3:21.22 3.37 0.83
Overall Place Total Team Times Time Back Time Back between
3rd & 4th
1) Westminster 6:32.52 0.00
2) Sierra Nevada 6:32.68 0.16 / 0.0266 per run (2) per person (3)
3) Colby-Sawyer 6:34.89 2.47
4) Plymouth 6:35.33 2.71 0.24 per run (2) per person (3)
(Team’s top three finishers are combined for a Team Time.)
An incredibly close team competition!
Sierra Nevada almost pulled off the come from behind win, with J. Bouleau having the 2nd run's fastest time, after being in 28th in the 1st run.
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Individual: 
Overall Place 1st Run Place Time Back 2nd Run Place Total Time Time Back
1) D. Shannon Colby-Sawyer 1 0.00 2 2:05.00 0.00
2) K. Brown Westminster 4 2.80 4 2:08.59 3.59
3) H. Spaengs Sierra Nevada 2 2.08 15 2:09.07 4.07
4) A. Deane Plymouth 5 2.95 12 2:09.67 4.67
5) C. Bergstrom Sierra Nevada 12 5.19 6 2:11.59 6.59
7) J. Bouleau Sierra Nevada 28 7.10 1 2:12.02 7.02
10) K. Pawlak Plymouth 23 6.71 3 2:12.16 7.16
D. Shannon of Colby-Sawyer College dominated Women's GS, winning the two run event by 3.59 seconds, for gold medal and becoming the Individual GS Champion.
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MEN’S GIANT SLALOM 3/5/09 Full Team Results    Full Individual Results
Team:   1st Run Team Times Time Back Time Back
between
2nd - 3rd.
1) Sierra Nevada 3:09.02 0.00
2) Westminster 3:10.17 1.15 0.00
3) Colby-Sawyer 3:10.52 1.50 0.35
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Overall Place Total Team Times Time Back
1) Sierra Nevada 5:56.26 0.00
2) Westminster 5:57.11 0.85 0.00
3) Colby-Sawyer 5:57.14 0.88 0.03
(Team’s top three finishers are combined for a Team Time.)
An another incredibly close team competition!
Both Westminster and Colby-Sawyer made up some time on Sierra Nevada in the 2nd run, but not enough to over come them today.
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Individual: 
Overall Place 1st Run Place Time Back 2nd Run Place Total Time Time Back
1) L. Gedde-Dahl Westminster 1 0.00 6 1:56.50 0.00
2) M. Mleziva Sierra Nevada 5 1.91 1 1:57.66 1.16
3) T.Plass Colby-Sawyer 2 1.05 17 1:58.38 1.88
4) M. Ross Sierra Nevada 4 1.61 8 1:58.56 2.06
5) Z. Collins Westminster 7 2.69 2 1:58.66 2.16
7) R. Lawless  Colby-Sawyer 11 3.10 3 1:59.12 2.62
 

0.28 separated 3rd thru 5th

With a 1.05 lead after the 1st run, L. Gedde-Dahl did just enough in the 2nd run to win the Gold medal.  M. Mleziva came form behind (5th in the 1st run) to take home the Silver medal.
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WOMEN’S SLALOM  3/6/09                       Full Team Results    Full Individual Results
Team:
1st Run Team
Times
Time Back Time Back between 3rd & 4th.
1) Westminster 123.62 seconds 0.00
2) Sierra Nevada 125.41 1.79
3) Western State 128.66 5.04 0.00
4) Colby-Sawyer 129.69 6.07 1.03
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Overall Place Total Team Times Time Back Time Back between 3rd & 4th.
1) Westminster 4:14.76 0.00
2) Sierra Nevada 4:18.77 4.01
3) Colby-Sawyer 4:24.00 9.24 0.00
4) Western State 4:24.55 9.79 0.55

In their inaugural year with a ski racing program, Westminster College crowned the Women's Alpine Combined National Champions, in second Sierra Nevada College, and in third Colby-Sawyer College. It was a very close race between Westminster and Sierra-Nevada in Wednesday's Giant Slalom team event, but Westminster dominated in the Slalom with a 4.01 second win over Sierra Nevada. Colby-Sawyer pulled a 1.58 second come from behind to take third in the Slalom team event.

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Individual:
Overall Place 1st Run Place Time Back 2nd Run Place Total Time Time Back
1) Spangs, H. Sierra Nevada 2 0.25 1 1:22.24 0.00
2) Brown, K.  Westminster 1 0.00 2 1:22.60 0.36
3) Glowczynski, W. Westminster 3 1.10 4 1:24.84 2.60
4) Mosenthal, K. Brown 6 1.73 5 1:25.65 3.41
5) Shannon, D. Colby-Sawyer 11 2.80 3 1:26.13 3.89
6) Brown, C. Western State 5 1.49 15 1:26.58 4.34
10) Bergstrom, C. Sierra Nevada 22 3.89 7 1:27.88 5.64
38) Bouleau, J.  Sierra Nevada 4 1.42 46 1:33.50 11.26
Sierra Nevada's H. Spanegs made up 0.61 in the second run over Westminster's K. Brown to win the gold medal and become the Individual SL Champion. (Spaengs's was third in the GS.)
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MEN’S SLALOM                                             Full Team Results    Full Individual Results
Team:  
1st Run Team Times Time Back
1) Colby-Sawyer 142.64 seconds 0.00
2) Westminster 142.66 0.02
3) Plymouth 144.77 1.83
4) Clarkson 147.23 4.59
5) Sierra Nevada 147.48 4.84
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Overall Place Total Team Times Time Back
1) Plymouth 5:01.85 0.00
2) Colby-Sawyer 5:12.20 10.35
3) Westminster 5:13.28 11.43
4) Sierra Nevada 5:15.46 13.63
.6) Clarkson 5:18.16 16.31

Plymouth, in 3rd place after the 1st run, skied very consistently in the 2nd run, to make up a 1.83 deficit to win the Men's Slalom Team Title by a large margin of 10.35 seconds.
In the Men's Alpine Combined National Championship there was a three-way tie at the end of the Slalom; Sierra Nevada, Colby-Sawyer, and Westminster each had 5 total team points from the GS and SL. (Ties are broken by Individual Place Points from both events.) Colby-Sawyer (65 p.p.) wins their first title, Sierra Nevada (70p.p.) in second, followed by Westminster (76 p.p.).

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Individual:
1st Run Place Time Back 2nd Run Place Total Time Time Back
1) Gedde-Dahl, L. Westminster 1 0.00 2 1:35.16 0.00
2) Carlsson, H.  Rocky Mtn. 6 2.94 1 1:37.80 2.64
3) Ross, M.  Sierra-Nevada 7 3.04 4 1:38.56 3.40
4) Ostroski, P. Plymouth 4 2.68 5 1:38.59 3.43
5) Lawless, J.  Colby-Sawyer 9 3.36 3 1:38.70 3.54
27) Phaneuf, J.P. Clarkson 3 2.17 47 1:47.86 12.70
32) Plass, T. Colby-Sawyer 2 0.63 55 1:50.15 14.98
L. Gedde-Dahl skis fast and consistent to win the gold by 2.64. H. Carlsson and M.Ross come from 6th and 7th in the first run, to take home the silver and bronze.

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