No Event
Sat Dec 14
at NMU Open - Ishpeming, Mich.
Sun Dec 15
at NMU Open - Ishpeming, Mich.
Sat Dec 21
MTU Pre-Nationals CXC Cup - Tech Trails
Skate Sprint
Sun Dec 22
MTU Pre-Nationals CXC Cup - Tech Trails
Classic 10/10K
Thu Jan 02
US Cross Country Championships - Tech Trails
Skate Sprint
Fri Jan 03
US Cross Country Championships - Tech Trails
Skate 10/15K
Sun Jan 05
US Cross Country Championships - Tech Trails
Classic 7.5/10/20/30K
Tue Jan 07
US Cross Country Championships - Tech Trails
Classic Sprint
Sat Jan 18
at CCSA Mt. Itasca Invitational - Coleraine, Minn.
Skate 5/10K
Sun Jan 19
at CCSA Mt. Itasca Invitational - Coleraine, Minn.
Classic 15/20K
Sun Jan 26
at CCSA Gitchi Gami Games - Cable, Wis.
Classic 10/15K
Sat Feb 01
at CCSA Northwoods Nordic Invitational - Rhinelander, Wis.
Skate 5/10K
Sun Feb 02
at CCSA Northwoods Nordic Invitational - Rhinelander, Wis.
Classic 15/20K
Sat Feb 15
9:30 am (M) / 12:00 pm (W)
CCSA Championships - Tech Trails
Skate 5/10K
Sun Feb 16
9:30 am (M) / 12:00 pm (W)
CCSA Championships - Tech Trails
Classic 15/20K
Sat Feb 22
at NCAA Central Regional Championships - Ishpeming, Mich.
Skate 5/10K
Sun Feb 23
at NCAA Central Regional Championships - Ishpeming, Mich.
Classic 15/20K
Thu Mar 12
at NCAA Championships - Bozeman, Mont.
Skate 5/10K
Sat Mar 14
Cancelled
at NCAA Championships - Bozeman, Mont.
Classic 15/20K
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Four Top-20 Finishes for Tech at U.S. Cross Country Championships

Four Top-20 Finishes for Tech at U.S. Cross Country Championships

HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Michigan Tech Nordic Ski team saw more success on the trails in the distance events at the 2020 L.L. Bean U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships in Houghton, Michigan. In the Classic Mass Start on Sunday (Jan. 5), the Huskies placed four skiers inside the top 20 of their respective races.

In the men's 30K Classic, Reid Goble crossed the finish line with a time of 1:21:19.9. His time placed him 17th overall, seventh among under-23 skiers, and third among American under-23 competitors. Aleksi Leino crossed the line of the arduous race with a time of 1:23:14.5, placing him 32nd overall and 18th among senior skiers.

In the women's 20K Classic, Henriette Semb and Amanda Kautzer both earned spots in the top 20. Semb clocked in at 1:08:39.4 to finish 18th overall and seventh among under-23 skiers, while Kautzer placed 19th overall, eighth among under-23 skiers, and seventh among American under-23 skiers when she crossed the finish line in 1:08:39.4. Sarah Goble also raced for Tech in the distance event and recorded a time of 1:10:15.8 to place her 30th overall, 18th overall among under-23 competitors, and 15th against American under-23 skiers.

Anabel Needham and Emma Albrecht represented the Black and Gold in the girls' 7.5K Classic. Needham posted a time of 26:06.8 to finish 18th overall and 11th among fellow under-20 competitors, while Albrecht skied a time of 26:13.8 to place 21st overall and 12th against under-20 skiers.

The Huskies will conclude their competition at the 2020 L.L. Bean U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships on Tuesday (Jan. 7) with the Classic Sprint race. The day's action begins with women's and men's qualifiers at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., respectively.

We'd like to thank all of our local partners, including Joey's Seafood & GrillBonfire Bar & Grill, Pepsi Cola of HoughtonCountry Inn & Suites by Radisson, and more. Visit the sponsor page of USNationals.mtu.edu to find out more information on our event partners.