MIDWAY, UTAH-In the first day of competition of the NCAA skiing championships in Midway, Utah a Nanook becomes an All-American.
Freshman Nichole Bathe was close to podium appearance for UAF finishing fourth in the 5K classic. With her top-10 finish she is a NCAA All-American.
The top 11 skiers had a random draw for the interval start and Bathe drew no.1 to start first. Bathe finished the 5K classic in 14:07.7 a little less than 30 seconds off of first. She was also the top American and one out of three freshmen in the top four.