Thunderwolves VS CCUNC
March 19, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Katherine S_J_CCUNC
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Stewart-Jones, Hill Overall Ind. Champions
LU Men and Women Repeat as Champs
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Stewart-Jones and Hill Lead Lakehead to National Titles

Hugh Mullally | Nordic Skiing

Lakehead’s Nordic Skiing teams are once again atop the ranks of Canadian university skiers, as both the women and men’s teams were awarded the Canadian College and University Nordic Championships titles on Thursday. The results were made official following Days 4 and 5 of races earlier this week.

Results Packages:  Day 4Day 5 Final CCUNC Standings

Katherine S_J_CCUNCThunderwolf Katherine Stewart Jones (photo left), of Chelsea, Quebec, proved unbeatable across all disciplines, winning all four of her races and earning bragging rights as the overall individual champion. Lakehead’s Scott Hill, of Toronto, won three of his four races and took bronze in the freestyle 1.2 km sprint to be declared the overall champ on the men’s side.

The victory makes it five consecutive CCUNC titles for the women’s team, while the men’s streak of national banners stands at two.

Bryana van Leeuwen, of Ottawa, placed 13th overall in the field of 20 CCUNC skiers. Rounding out the men’s standings were Gavin Shields in fourth place Geoff Way-Nee 13th and Hayden Gorman 22nd.

Day 4 and 5 results listed below.

Lakehead athletes are listed in bold.

 

Final Team Standings

Women

1. Lakehead
2. Carleton
3. Laval
4. U of A – Augustana

Men

1. Lakehead
2. Laval
3. Carleton
4.Nipissing
5. U of A – Augustana

Day 4 Results – Freestyle

Women (10km)
1. Katherine Stewart-Jones
2. Christel Pichard-Jolicoeur (Laval)
3. Megan Evans (Carleton)
12. Bryana van Leeuwen
Men (15km)

1. Scott Hill
2. Conor Thompson (Laval)
3. Alexis Morin (Laval)
12. Gavin Shields
15. Geoff Way-Nee
22. Hayden Gorman

Day 5 Results – Sprints

Women (1.2km)
1. Katherine Stewart-Jones
2. Katie Weaver (Capilano)
3. Gabrielle Lemire (Carleton)
14. Bryana van Leeuwen
 
Men (1.2km)
1. Alexis Morin (Laval)
2. Scott Hill
3. Gavin Shields
7. Geoff Way-Nee
21. Hayden Gorman

(Day 1 +2 Below)

Hill and Stewart-Jones Golden at Ski Nationals

Hugh Mullally | Nordic Skiing

The Canadian College and University Nordic Championships are underway, with Lakehead skiers taking top honors in both the team relays on Saturday and the individual classic races on Sunday.

Full Results:  Day 1  Day 2

Scott Hill 14-15Thunderwolf Scott Hill (photo left), of Toronto, led the way in the men’s team relay, as he and Gavin Shields won gold in the 8.5km race, about 30 seconds ahead of the silver medallists from Laval.

In the women’s team relay, Katherine Stewart-Jones and Camille Hamm crossed the finish line the fastest, 25 seconds ahead of the Laval Rouge et Or.

In Sunday’s individual classic races, Hill and Stewart-Jones were the leaders once again. Hill captured the gold medal in the men’s 10km, 30 seconds ahead of Ryan Jackson from Carleton, while Stewart-Jones was in a class all by herself, winning the women’s 5km race in 15:06.5, more than two and a half minutes ahead of the silver medallist, Carleton’s Megan Evans.

Following a training day Monday, racing continues Tuesday March 22 with the Freestyle Interval Start race.

Day 1 Results (Classic Sprint Relay)

 
Men
1. Lakehead 1 (Gavin Shields and Scott Hill) 
2. Laval 1
3. Carleton 1
4. Nipissing 1
5. Laval 2
6. U of A – Augustana 1

7. Lakehead 2 (Geoff Way-Nee and Hayden Gorman)

Women
1. Lakehead 1 (Camille Hamm and Katherine Stewart-Jones)
2. Laval 1
3. Carleton 1
4. Carleton 2
5. U of A – Augustana 1

Day 2 Results (Classic Individual)

Men 10km
1. Scott Hill (Lakehead)
2. Ryan Jackson (Carleton)
3. Abram Meagher (Alberta)
5. Gavin Shields (Lakehead)
14. Geoff Way-Nee (Lakehead)
23. Hayden Gorman (Lakehead)
Women 5km
1. Katherine Stewart-Jones (Lakehead)
2. Megan Evans (Carleton)
3. Emily McIlroy (Alberta)
5. Camille Hamm (Lakehead)
11. Bryana van Leeuwen (Lakehead)

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