Phoenix Skiers Wrap Up Participation at U.S. Championships

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Release: January 08, 2012
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Matt Nistler and the Phoenix wrapped up participation at the U.S. Cross Country Championships Sunday in Rumford, Maine.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

RUMFORD, Maine (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's and women's Nordic ski teams wrapped up the U.S. Cross Country Championships on Sunday with the classical sprint races at historic Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine.

Eddie Gurney (Brookfield, Wis.) led the Phoenix in the men's 1.6K event, placing 73rd with a time of 4:01.80. Freshman Matt Nichols (Wausau, Wis.) was three spots back in 76th (4:02.00) and senior Matt Nistler (Bemidhi, Minn.) finished in 108th (4:13.18).

In the women's 1.4K classic, freshman Hanne Guthrie (Chanhassen, Minn.) crossed the line in 4:10.68, which was good enough for 70th.

To view complete results from the U.S. Cross Country Championships, click here.

Green Bay next heads to Duluth, Minn., for the second NCAA qualifier of the season - the Hilltop Invitational on Jan. 14-15.

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