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Utah holds lead over Colorado at UAA Invite

The University of Utah maintains a 22 point lead over Colorado at the conclusion of the nordic races of the UAA Invitational in Anchorage. Utah won both the men’s and women’s 10k freestyle races, with Miles Havlick and Maria Graefnings, while fellow Ute Rose Kemp was able to claim third.

Colorado’s Eliska Hajkova has come into form this season, and she skied to first in the classical race and second in the freestyle. Her teammate Rune Oedegaard took third in the men’s freestyle race, while Montana State’s David Norris was second.

The alpine events of the UAA Invitational take place today (Feb. 8) and Friday (Feb. 10).

Team scores at the conclusion of the nordic races of the UAA Invitational:
Utah – 470
Colorado – 448
Montana State University – 403
Alaska Anchorage – 369
Denver – 346
New Mexico – 328

Photo of men’s 10k freestyle winner Miles Havlick by Utah Athletics

CJ Feehan

Web Editor

As a USSA Level 300 alpine coach and race official, Feehan spent over a decade training U14-FIS aged athletes at some of America's preeminent ski academies – Burke, Sugar Bowl, Killington – before joining the staff at Ski Racing as Web Editor. She resides in Burlington, Vt., when not living out of her duffel bag.

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