2019-20 Nordic Skiing News

Kautzer Named NCAA Division II Academic All-America® of the Year
Kautzer Named NCAA Division II Academic All-America® of the Year

July 22, 2020

Senior women’s skier Amanda Kautzer of Michigan Technological University has been named as the 2019-20 Academic All-America® of the Year for Division II, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

NCAA Division II Academic All-America® of the Year - Amanda Kautzer
NCAA Division II Academic All-America® of the Year - Amanda Kautzer

July 22, 2020

Senior Nordic skier Amanda Kautzer of Michigan Technological University has been named as the 2019-20 Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year for the NCAA Division II, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Nordic Ski Team opens BSN Team Store
Nordic Ski Team opens BSN Team Store

July 21, 2020

The Michigan Tech Nordic ski teams have opened a BSN Team Store that closes on August 3. Proceeds of each purchase will go towards the Huskies. Eight Nike items are available in a variety of sizes.

Kautzer Named CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-American of the Year
Kautzer Named CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-American of the Year

June 18, 2020

Michigan Tech Nordic skier Amanda Kautzer has been named the CoSIDA Academic All-America® At-Large Team Member of the Year to become a two-time Academic All-American. Kautzer is a senior from Plymouth, Minnesota, and held a 4.0 grade-point average in biomedical engineering.

At-Large CoSIDA Academic All-America® of the Year - Amanda Kautzer
At-Large CoSIDA Academic All-America® of the Year - Amanda Kautzer

June 18, 2020

Senior skier Amanda Kautzer of Michigan Technological University has been named as the 2019-20 CoSIDA Academic All-America® of the Year for NCAA Division II Women's At-Large.

Kautzer named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Kautzer named CoSIDA Academic All-District

May 21, 2020

Michigan Tech Nordic skier Amanda Kautzer has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large First Team for the second straight year. Kautzer is senior from Plymouth, Minnesota, and held a 4.0 grade-point average in biomedical engineering. She now advances to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot.

Kautzer earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Kautzer earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

May 19, 2020

Amanda Kautzer of the Michigan Tech Nordic ski team is a winter sport recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Kautzer will receive a $10,000 scholarship to be applied toward the graduate degree program of her choice.

Nordic ski team announces 2020-21 incoming class
Nordic ski team announces 2020-21 incoming class

May 12, 2020

Michigan Tech Nordic ski coaches Tom and Kristen Monahan Smith are adding three women and two men to the Huskies for the 2020-21 season. The incoming class is represented by student-athletes from Wisconsin, Utah, Sweden, Minnesota, and Finland.

Kautzer receives GLIAC Pat Riepma Postgraduate Scholarship
Kautzer receives GLIAC Pat Riepma Postgraduate Scholarship

April 20, 2020

Michigan Tech cross country runner Amanda Kautzer has received the GLIAC Pat Riepma Postgraduate Scholarship. The honor awards each recipient $5,000 in aid to the graduate school of their choice. Selections were made by the Faculty Athletic Representatives (FARs) of the GLIAC member institutions.

14 Tech Nordic skiers honored for academics
14 Tech Nordic skiers honored for academics

April 08, 2020

The Michigan Tech Nordic ski team had 14 Huskies named to the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association (USCSCA) All-Academic Team. Tech's 14 honorees tied for the most in the country amongst Nordic programs.

Nordic skiing announces team award recipients
Nordic skiing announces team award recipients

April 01, 2020

Michigan Tech Nordic ski coach Tom Monahan Smith recognized eight Huskies with annual team awards. Sarah Goble and Reid Goble received the Most Outstanding Skier Award. Monahan Smith and his staff were also named the Central Region Coaching Staff of the Year on the women's side.

NCAA Cancels Remaining Winter and Spring Championships
NCAA Cancels Remaining Winter and Spring Championships

March 12, 2020

The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Thursday that it is cancelling the remaining winter and spring championships, including the NCAA Skiing Championships and NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Midwest Regional tournament that Michigan Tech was scheduled to participate in this week, due to concerns over the COVID-19 health situation.

Sarah Goble All-American at NCAA Championships
Sarah Goble All-American at NCAA Championships

March 12, 2020

The Michigan Tech Nordic skiing teams wrapped up their 2019-20 season at the NCAA Championships on Thursday (March 12). Sarah Goble had an All-America performance in the 5-kilometer skate after finishing seventh with a time of 14:11.7.

Kautzer wins Elite 90 Award for NCAA Skiing Championships
Kautzer wins Elite 90 Award for NCAA Skiing Championships

March 11, 2020

Michigan Tech's Amanda Kautzer is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2020 NCAA Skiing Championships. Kautzer, a senior from Plymouth, Minnesota, holds a 4.0 grade-point average in biomedical engineering. She received the award Tuesday evening at NCAA Championship Banquet on the campus of Montana State University-Bozeman.

NCAA Skiing Preview
NCAA Skiing Preview

March 11, 2020

Michigan Tech Nordic skiing coach Tom Smith, junior Aleksi Leino, and sophomore Oda Hovland preview the NCAA Championship. The Huskies race in the freestyle Thursday and the classic Saturday in Bozeman, Montana.