Eliza Hawkins Skis Against the Nation's Best at the U.S. Nationals
March 27, 2006
SUGARLOAF, Maine - Sophomore Eliza Hawkins (Shelburne, Mass.) finished in the middle of the field in 38th place with a time of 1:58.29 in the women's slalom at the U.S. Alpine Championships in Sugarloaf, Maine. Hawkins is competing against the top skiers in the nation, including those who just recently competed in the Winter Olympics.
Hawkins qualified for the U.S. Nationals when she claimed the overall title at the U.S. Collegiate Ski Association Championships, which were also held in Sugarloaf, from March 8 to March 11.
Last year, her brother junior Rush Hawkins (Shelburne, Mass.), competed in the U.S. Alpine Championships after he won the men's USCSA National Championship.
Hawkins will be competing in the women's giant slalom on Wednesday, March 29.
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