Westminster Wins USCSA National Championship
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March 6, 2009
WINTER PARK, Colo. – The Westminster Women’s Alpine Ski team has won the 2009 USCSA National Championship behind another solid day on the hill. On Friday, Westminster claimed the slalom national championship with a combined time of 2:54.76. Westminster skiers finished second, third, and seventh and won the team event by nearly four seconds. This title comes two days after winning the giant slalom event. This national championship comes in the first year of the program at Westminster and is the second national championship won at the school, following a 2008 title from the men’s lacrosse team.
Kendall Brown led the Griffins with her second place finish with a time of 1:22.60. She missed the individual title by 0.36 seconds after placing second in the giant slalom event on Wednesday. Wiktoria Glowczynski finished third overall with a time of 1:24.84 and Calley Brown was seventh at 1:26.58.
Westminster is a nationally recognized, comprehensive liberal arts college. With a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Westminster is distinguished by its unique environment for learning. Westminster prepares students for success through active and engaged learning, real world experiences and its vibrant campus community. Westminster’s unique location, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and to the dynamic city of Salt Lake, further enriches the college experience. For more information, visit http://www.westminstercollege.edu .