Denver's Kogler, Klomhaus Win Giant Slalom Races at NCAA Championships

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 • by Brooke Frederickson, RMISA

BOZEMAN, Mont.—Denver skiers Tobias Kogler and Storm Klomhaus won their first career NCAA titles in the giant slalom races on the first day of the NCAA ski championships.

Denver led Utah in the team standings after the first day, 172 to 152 with EISA rival Middlebury third (115).

Team Standings

  1. Denver (172)
  2. Utah (152)
  3. Middlebury (115)
  4. Montana State (98)
  5. New Hampshire (86); Westminster (86)
  6. Colorado (58)
  7. Alaska Anchorage (22)
  8. Alaska Fairbanks (0)
Men's Giant Slalom
  1. Tobias Kogler, DU
  2. Filip Forejtek, CU
  3. Joachim Lien, UU
  4. Patrick Kenney, New Hampshire
  5. Simon Fournier, DU
  6. Aage Solheim, MSU
  7. Tim Gavett, Middlebury
  8. Addison Dvoracek, UU
  9. Joachim Mjelde, WMC
  10. Louis Muhlen-Schulte, MSU
  11. Jett Seymour, DU
  12. Gustav Voello, UU
  13. Mikkel Solbakken, WMC
  14. Mikkel Wahl, WMC
  15. Joey Young, CU
  16. Michael Soetaert, UAA
  17. Teddy Takki, CU
Did Not Finish: Riley Seger, MSU (1st Run); Didrik Nilsen, UAA (2nd Run).

  • Denver won the team standings with 88 points, followed by Utah (75).
  • Denver's Tobias Kogler won his first career NCAA title and earned his third career All-America honor, first in the slalom. He finished second in the league with four wins and six podium finishes on the year.
  • Colorado's Filip Forejtek earned his first career All-America honor. He was third in the league with five podium finishes this year.
  • Utah's Joachim Lien earned his first career All-America honor. He led the league with six wins and eight podium finishes on the year.
  • Denver's Simon Fournier earned his second career All-America honor in the giant slalom. He had three top-five finishes this year.
  • Montana State's Aage Solheim earned his second career All-America honor, first in the giant slalom. He finished tied for third in the league with nine top-10 finishes on the year.
  • Utah's Addison Dvoracek earned his second career All-America honor, his first since his freshman season in 2017.
  • Westminster's Joachim Mjelde earned his first career All-America honor, he finished in the top 10 seven times this year.
  • Montana State's Louis Muhlen-Schulte is a two-time All-American. He had seven top-10 finishes on the year.
Women's Giant Slalom
  1. Storm Klomhaus, DU
  2. Nellie Talbot, MSU
  3. Sona Moravcikova, UU
  4. Patricia Mangan, Dartmouth
  5. Lucia Bailey, Middlebury
  6. Ali Nullmeyer, Middlebury
  7. Amelia Smart, DU
  8. Nina Reichhelm, Middlebury
  9. Katie Parker, UU
  10. Eirin Engeset, UU
  11. Andrea Komsic, DU
  12. Julia Toiviainen, WMC
  13. Lana Zbasnik, WMC
  14. Rebecca Fiegl, UAA
  15. Emma Hammergaard, CU
  16. Tegan Wold, MSU
  17. Haley Cutler, MSU
  18. Georgia Burgess, UAA
Did Not Finish: Mikaela Tommy, CU (1st Run); Stef Fleckenstein, CU (2nd Run); Henritte Resen, WMC (2nd Run)

  • Denver won the race with 84 points, ahead of Middlebury (79) and Utah (77).
  • After missing most of the past two seasons with injury, Denver's Storm Klomhaus won her first career NCAA title and earned her first career All-America honor.
  • Montana State's Nellie Talbot finished on the podium twice this season and earned her first career All-America honor.
  • Utah's Sona Moravcikova earned her first career All-America honor with her first podium of the year.
  • Denver's Amelia Smart picked up her sixth career All-America honor. She had four wins this season.
  • Utah's Katie Parker earns her first career All-America honor, she had the fastest second run of the day.
  • Utah's Eirin Engeset earns her second-straight All-America honor in the giant slalom.

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