UAF skiers dominate UAA at Birch Hill

Anchorage Daily NewsNovember 16, 2012 

In a night race that started in below-zero temperatures, skiers from UAF dominated the first college race of the nordic ski season Friday at a meet at Birch Hill in Fairbanks.

Logan Hanneman and Rebecca Konieczny led the Nanooks with individual victories in the classic prologue of the annual Alaska Nordic Cup, which started in minus-4 temperatures.

Hanneman won the 3-kilometer men's race by 15 seconds over UAA's Lasse Moelgaard-Nielsen and Konieczny edged teammate Marit Rjabov by 1.5 seconds to win the women's 2-K.

The UAF women registered a perfect score of 15 to help the Nanooks to a 28-14 overall lead over UAA going into Saturday's racing at Birch Hill.

Women's 2-kilometer classic prologue

UAF 15, UAA 6

Top 20

1) Rebecca Konieczny, UAF, 6:26.1; 2) Marit Rjabov, UAF, 6:27.6; 3) Alyson McPhetres, UAF, 6:33.9; 4) Raphaela Sieber, UAF, 6:39.1; 5) Theresia Schnurr, UAF, 6:39.3; 6) Heidi Brook, UAF, 6:43.5; 7) Heather Edic, UAF, 6:43.8; 8) Marine Dusser, UAA, 6:49.1; 9) Kryston McPhetres, UAF, 6:51.1; 10) Patricia Sprecher, UAA, 6:51.7; 11) Julia Ebner, UAF, 6:52.3; 12) Crystal Pitney, UAF, 6:53.5; 13) Karina Smith, UAA, 6:57.1; 14) Maya Radonich, UAA, 6:58.8; 15) Cara McCulloch, UAA, 7:12.5; 16) Hanna Gillis, 7:14.6; 17) Emma Mayo, 7:18.5; 18. Sara Falconer 7:21.4; 19. Sarissa Lammers 7:28.4; 20. Lescinska Grimmer, 7:31.6;

Men's 3-kilometer classic prologue

UAF 13, UAA 8

Top 20

1) Logan Hanneman, UAF, 8:32.8; 2) Lasse Moelgaard, UAA, 8:47.7; 3) Tyler Kornfield, UAF, 8:49.3; 4) Jonas Loeffler, UAF, 8:49.7; 5) Max Olex, UAF, 8:50.4; 6) Lukas Ebner, UAA, 8:53.5; 7) Viktor Braennmark, UAA, 8:54.3; 8) Michael Fehrenbach, UAF, 8:57.3; 9) Ian Wilkinson, UAF, 8:59.0; 10) Isaac Lammers, 9:01.3; 11) Lars Arneson, UAF, 9:07.2; 12) Davis Dunlap, UAA, 9:08.7; 13) Galen Johnston, UAA, 9:12.9; 14) Andrew Arnold, UAF, 9:18.7; 15) Stefan Hajdukovich, UAF, 9:19.0; 16) Kenneth Brewer, UAF, 9:19.3; 17) Riley Troyer, 9:20.2; 18) Max Donaldson,9:31.3; 19) Alex Morris, 9:34.1; 20) Peter Brewer, 9:34.9.

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