The Midwest and Great Lakes Junior National Team Naming

The cream of the crop of American junior Nordic ski racers are coming to Cable, WI March 6-13, for the 2016 USSA Cross Country Ski Junior National Championships. 54 Midwest skiers and 16 Great Lakes skiers were named to the Junior National Teams after the Mayor’s XC Challenge in Minneapolis, MN, February 13-14, which was the final Junior National Qualifier (JNQ) of the season.

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Photo by: James Netz Photography LLC

 

Midwest Team

Chris Harvey, Head Coach, Burnsville HS/Loppet Nordic Racing
Andy Keller, Trip Leader, CXC

U20 Males 

Zak Ketterson / LNR

Ian Torchia / NMU

Leo Hill / NMU

Tamer Mische-Richter / Endurance United

Mackinley Fitzpatrick / CXC Junior DevelopmentLakeland

Will Bodewes / Lakeland

Jacob Ajax / UW-Green Bay

Daniel Delestry / CVN

Cory Rouw / Endurance UnitedUW-Green Bay

U20 Females

Nicole Schneider / LNR

Abigail Drach / LNR & CXC

Alayna Sonnesyn / University of Vermont

Vivian Hett / NMU

Caroline Brisbois / NMU

Sarah Bezdicek / NMU

Margie Freed / LNR

Michaela Keller-Miller / LNR

Allison Ternes / CSS

Ingrid Thyr / LNR

Alissa Niggemann / ANST

U18 Males 

Benjamin Loomis / CVN

Xavier Mansfield / LNR

Russell O’Brien / MadNorSki

Patrick Acton / LNR

Michael Jarzin / ANST

William Kerker / LNR

Samuel Myers / LNR

Thomas Woolhouse / LNR

Torsten Brinkema / LNR

U18 Females

Amanda Kautzer / LNR

Erin Moening / Minneapolis Ski Club

Hannah Rudd / LNR

Dottie Anderson / LNR

Claire Benton / LNR

Renae Anderson / LNR

Anja Maijala / CEC Nordic

Erika Fox / CEC Nordic

Jennifer Parent / NordicWerks

U16 Males

Anders Sonnesyn / Endurance United / Wayzata High

Ryan Mead / NordicWerks

Peter Moore / Endurance United

Kieran Mullen / Lakeland

Andrew Haines / NordicWerks

James Schneider / LNR

Jackson Adler / ANST

Matthew Bourne / Endurance United

U16 Females 

Abigail Jarzin / ANST

Kelley Koch / LNR

Regan Duffy / NordicWerks

Siri Bohacek / LNR

Lucy Anderson / LNR

Rana Kraftson / LNR

Mara McCollor / Wayzata Nordic

Triana Willmert / LNR

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Photo by: James Netz Photography LLC

Great Lakes Team

The 2016 JN Trip will be lead by Karmen Witham as head coach and Nick Baic as trip leader

U20 Males

Reed Melicher / Michigan Tech

David Jaszcyak / Copper Country Ski Team

U20 Females 

Sarah Goble / Superiorland Ski Club

Sarah Wade / Michigan Tech

Sarah Lyle / Copper Country Ski Team

U18 Males 

Mitchell DeLong / Copper Country Ski Team

Reid Goble / Lake Michigan Ski Club

Matthew Chard / Copper Country Ski Team

Jacub Dean / Traverse City West / Vasa Ski Club

Ben Wood / Copper Country Ski Team

U18 Females 

Kelly Peregrine / Traverse City Central / Vasa Ski Club

Mary Lyon / Traverse City West / Vasa Ski Club

U16 Males 

Nicholas Niemi / Team Gogebic

Dan Groeneveld / Copper Country Ski Team

U16 Females 

Anabel Needham / Copper Country Ski Team

Isabel Carr / Superiorland Ski Club

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