Men's Ski Team In Fifth Place After Giant Slalom At USCSA Nationals
March 9, 2007
WINTER PARK, Colo. - On Thursday, the UMass men's ski team recorded an impressive fifth place finish in the Giant Slalom at the USCSA Nationals. The Minutemen were led by senior Rush Hawkins, who finished eighth overall. Also placing in the top three for UMass was freshman Andrew Hawes and sophomore Alex Zahoruiko. The women's Slalom takes center stage on Friday before the men's Slalom takes place on Saturday.
After advancing past the USCSA Regionals, the Minutemen look to do damage at the national level. Rush Hawkins was first to cross the finish line for UMass, finishing eighth overall with a time of 1:55.50. He was followed by freshman Andrew Hawes in 16th (1:57.93) and Alex Zahoruiko in 25th (2:01.04).
From the women's side, Eliza Hawkins looks for her second consecutive individual national title on Friday. The men's Giant Slalom takes place on Saturday. Check back to www.umassathletics.com for complete results and recaps from the USCSA Nationals.
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