Category Archives: Skiing

Wintry Weekend Update: Games Played & Postponed

Some games were played this past weekend while others were canceled or postponed as a heavy, wet spring storm rolled into Denver. The men’s lacrosse game against #4 Georgetown on Saturday at Peter Barton Stadium was moved to tomorrow afternoon. Women’s volleyball took to the court Friday evening at Hamilton Gym against South Dakota but their second match, scheduled for Saturday, was postponed. Men’s soccer against Omaha on the road was postponed. Women’s Tennis in Macomb, Illinois was postponed. Continue reading Wintry Weekend Update: Games Played & Postponed

Denver Finishes Third at NCAA Skiing Championships

Tim Healy is a regular contributor to LetsGoDU on collegiate skiing

Nordic Freestyle concluded the final day of the NCAA Skiing Championships at Jackson Nordic Center. While DU did not win their 25th National Team Championship, they did come home with one individual national championship and nine All-American designations. Denver finished the NCAA’s in 3rd place for the overall NCAA Team Championship, trailing Champion Utah and Colorado for the title. Denver was the top alpine scoring team in the championships. Continue reading Denver Finishes Third at NCAA Skiing Championships

Day 3 – Amelia Smart Captures Slalom National Championship

Tim Healy is a regular contributor to LetsGoDU on collegiate skiing

DU’s Amelia Smart torched her first slalom run to set up a dominant performance today to earn the slalom National Championship at Cooper Mountain, New Hampshire. This win made Smart a three-time NCAA individual National Champion in slalom (2) and giant slalom (1) along with being a five-time All-Americans (4 in slalom, 1 in giant slalom). What a way to end a career as one of Denver’s best-ever athletes! Continue reading Day 3 – Amelia Smart Captures Slalom National Championship

Day 2 – Good But Not Great Nordic Classic Ends Team Title Hopes

Tim Healy is a regular contributor to LetsGoDU on collegiate skiing

Today’s  NCAA skiing championships centered on the men’s 10k  and women’s 5K Nordic Classic at the Jackson Nordic Center in Jackson, N.H. DU’s main rivals from the west had a big day and DU’s hopes for a 25th NCAA Team Championship melted, along with the snow. Continue reading Day 2 – Good But Not Great Nordic Classic Ends Team Title Hopes

Women’s Soccer, Men’s Lacrosse & Hockey Highlight Weekend Results

Another big collegiate sports calendar capped the final weekend before entering March. Denver had more wins than losses as the weather and schedules continue to heat up. Continue reading Women’s Soccer, Men’s Lacrosse & Hockey Highlight Weekend Results

Ten DU Teams Compete in Busy Winter Weekend

DU Athletics moved forward at a frenetic pace this past weekend with ten teams taking to the fields, courts and slopes. COVID-19 has compressed several fall and winter sports into the spring season and, with the exception of hockey, most of Denver’s athletic department was in action.  Here are the weekend highlights: Continue reading Ten DU Teams Compete in Busy Winter Weekend

DU Skiing to Host DU Invitational in Aspen

Denver skiing is set to begin the 2021 season this weekend when they host the Denver Invitational in Aspen. Men’s and women’s giant slalom and slalom will be contested this weekend. The following weekend, the men and women will compete in freestyle and classic at Minturn. Due to COVID-19 protocols, alpine and Nordic skiers will not compete in similar locations until the NCAA Ski Championships in New Hampshire.

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Denver County Moves to Level Red, DU to be Directly Affected

Denver County along with 15 other counties in Colorado are moving to level red, effective this Friday, November 20th. Level Red used to be the highest level on Colorado’s dial and would have triggered a stay-at-home order but state officials have pushed back the threshold that counties need to qualify for a lockdown by adding an even higher status — Level Purple (presumably an homage to the Rockies’ incompetence in the last couple of years). Continue reading Denver County Moves to Level Red, DU to be Directly Affected