Hanson top Tech skier at U.S. Nationals

FAIRBANKS, Alaska – Michigan Tech Nordic skier Kyle Hanson posted a pair of top-25 finishes at the 2013 US Junior National Championships.

The Fairbanks, Alaska, native was part of the Alaska region team that finished fifth in a time of 29:09 in the classic relay. He posted a 24th place finish in the 10-kilometer freestyle race in 27:56.

Thomas Kendrick and Sam Holmes were each members of the Great Lakes region team that finished 18th in the classic relay in a time of 31:04.

Kendrick finished 33rd (28:14) in the 10-kilometer freestyle and Sam Holmes was 80th (29:35).

Ruth Oppliger was member of the Great Lakes region team that finished ninth in the classic relay (36:37). She finished 95th in the five-kilometer freestyle (18:17).

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