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Skiers Take First Day Lead At NCAA Championships

Discussion in 'University of Colorado News and Olympic Sports' started by RSSBot, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. RSSBot

    RSSBot News Junkie

    Jul 8, 2005
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    Category: Skiing

    The ski team scored big with five top 10 finishes Wednesday, emerging as the first day leader at the 62nd NCAA Skiing Championships.

    Originally posted by CUBuffs.com
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    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The University of Colorado ski team scored big with five top 10 finishes here Wednesday, more than any other school, as the Buffaloes emerged as the first day leader through two events of the 62nd NCAA Skiing Championships.

    The Buffs tallied 155 team points to hold a 24-point edge over Utah (131), with New Mexico and Vermont tied for third with 106; defending national champion Denver rounds out the top five with 93.

    This is the first time Colorado has held the first day lead since 2008, when it eventually finished second behind Denver; the only other time CU has led after the day one since the sport went coed in 1983 was in 1999 en route to the title. The 24-point advantage also tied for the eighth largest first day lead in the 33-year coed history of the sport.

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  2. AztecBuff

    AztecBuff Club Member Club Member

    Mar 9, 2013
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    Once again (see other thread for much more detail)- congrats to the ski team for the good start. Keep it up!

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