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PSU Alpine Skiers earn National Collegiate All-Academic honors

PSU Alpine Skiers earn National Collegiate All-Academic honors

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            BOULDER, Colo. – A total of 279 student-athletes from 29 schools have been honored by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association (USCSCA) on the National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team.

            To qualify, student-athletes must have a cumulative 3.5 grade point average and have competed in one of three NCAA Regional Championships held last weekend. 

            Plymouth State University's representatives on the team are senior Charlotte Lemgart (Vaerloese, Denmark), juniors Danny Blake (Orchard Park, N.Y.), Bryce Eller (Mammoth Lakes, Calif.), Courtney Hayden (Stowe, Vt.), Amelia Rowland (Carrabassett Valley,Maine) and Hunter Stuercke (Cottonwood Heights, Utah), sophomore Freydis Einarsdottir (Gardabaer, Iceland), and freshmen Karl Kuus (Toronto, Ont.), Logan Martin (somewhere), Alli Price (Rutland, Vt.), and Maris Van Slyke (Lake Placid, N.Y.).

            The 29 colleges and universities come from one of three conferences nationally, the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA), the Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) or the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association (RMISA). All institutions that sponsor varsity skiing as part of the NCAA are members in one of those three conferences.

            The NCAA Championships conclude the collegiate ski season on March 8-11, hosted by the University of New Hampshire. The alpine races are at Cannon Mountain (Mittersill) in Franconia and the Nordic events are at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, N.H. 

Notes:

·         280 total student-athletes honored from 29 schools.

·         142 female student-athletes honored from 29 schools.

·         128 male student-athletes honored from 28 schools.

·         163 Nordic student-athletes honored from 26 schools.

·         116 alpine student-athletes honored from 19 schools.

·         55 female alpine student-athletes honored from 18 schools.

·         61 male alpine student-athletes honored from 17 schools.

·         96 female Nordic student-athletes honored from 26 schools.

·         67 male Nordic student-athletes honored from 23 schools.

·         99 student-athletes honored from the RMISA.

·         50 student-athletes honored from the CCSA.

·         130 student-athletes honored from the EISA. 

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