BEND, Ore. – The Castleton University men's Nordic ski team concluded the 2017 USCSA National Championships Saturday with a ninth-place finish in the classic team sprint event to end up eighth in the overall team standings.
The men combined for a time of 39:15.2 to finish ninth in the event, ahead of Michigan. In the final team standings, the Spartans finished in eighth place with 346 points, in front of Michigan with 382 points. Wyoming swept all four events to take the team title with 40 points, well-ahead of second place Western State Colorado with 94 points.
In the individual combined results, Devin Perry posted Castleton's best finish, landing in 19th place, followed by David Harvey in 31st place. Thomas Rizza concluded the week in 43rd place, and Keegan Cummings finished in 45th place in the final standings.
All four Castleton competitors have eligibility remaining, giving the Spartans the opportunity to bring an experienced squad back to continue the program's improvement.