ELDORA, Colo. — Sophomores Shane Collins and Amy Harris were the Wolf Pack’s top finishers in the giant slalom to lead the Nevada skiing team into sixth place after the first day of the Colorado Invitational on Wednesday at the Eldora Ski Resort.
The Wolf Pack is in sixth after the first two alpine events with 97 team points. New Mexicoleads the Colorado Invitational after the first day of competition with 149 points. Denver is second at 130, followed by Colorado (128.5), Utah (126.5) and Alaska-Anchorage (125) in the top five.
For Nevada, Collins turned in a 10th-place showing in the men’s giant slalom with a time of 2:06.60, while sophomore Greg Berger-Sabbatel finished 13th at 2:06.81.
Nevada got three top 20 finishes in the women’s giant slalom, led by Harris who was 15th with a time of 2:12.20. Sophomore Kristina Palovicova ended up 17th at 2:12.44, while sophomore Erica Horst finished 19th with a time of 2:13.40.
The Colorado Invitational continues through Saturday in Eldora and Aspen, Colo. The alpine competition is set for Thursday and Friday in Eldora, while the event will wrap up with Nordic events on Friday and Saturday in Aspen.
Colorado Invitational - Jan. 14-17 - Day One Results