Mountain bike nationals wrapped up today in Angel Fire, NM. Congratulations to all MWCCC riders who competed. Individual result highlights include national championships by Paul Mayes (Michigan Tech) in both the D2 downhill and dual slalom, JD Swanguen (Lindsey Wilson) in the D1 downhill, Bryce Hocking (Marian) in the D1 slalom and Stephanie Caluag (Lindsey Wilson) in the D1 slalom. Marian also made the team omnium podium in third place.
Thanks to Lindsey Wilson for hosting a our conference mountain bike championships and to everyone who came out to race.
In the season-long Division 1 rankings, Lindsey Wilson came out as the top school while Jason Blodgett (Marian) and Rachel Byus (Lindenwood) were the individual omnium champions. At the top of the endurance rankings were Andrew Dillman (Marian) and Rachel Byus; at the top of the gravity rankings were JD Swanguen (Lindsey Wilson) and Crystal Kalogris (Marian.)
The Division 2 team champion was Ripon college with Eric Smith and Rosette Reynolds (both from Ripon) at the top of the individual omnium. Michael Michetti (University of Wisconsin-Platteville) and Rosette Reynolds were the top endurance riders and Eric Smith was the top for gravity.
Congratulations to the season champions and all that did well this weekend!
Nationals qualifying information was sent to the email list, so see that message for details.
Congratulations to all of the MWCCC riders who competed at collegiate track nationals in Frisco, Texas. Leading the way were Marian and Lindenwood who were first and fourth in the Division 1 team omnium. There were many high placings in individual competition and a number of riders place well in the individual omnium including Marian’s Colton Barrett winning the men’s omnium, Weston Luzadder in fourth, and Jacqueline Kurth in second of the women’s omnium.
Those racing at Mizzou will need to have an additional release signed. This flyer must be signed by the racers and their club president! If you might race at Mizzou, it would be best to download now and get the appropriate signatures before the race. You can find the release in the mountain bike season calendar.
Road nationals just wrapped up in Ogden, Utah. Highlights for the MWCCC include Marian’s women winning the TTT and criterium, Marian winning the Division 1 Team Omnium, and Lindenwood finishing 5th. There were many other great results from conference riders; congratulations to all who represented the MWCCC!
Congratulations to all MWCCC riders who raced at cyclocross nationals this weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. The conference was well represented in the collegiate events with highlights being Marian University’s first and second in the women’s race and win in a tight omnium competition. Lindsey Wilson and the University of Wisconsin-Madison were tied on points, finishing the Division 1 team omnium fourth and fifth, respectively and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire finished fourth in the Division 2 team omnium.