Pokorny and Mooney Qualify For U.S. Team - Pokorny Wins College Cup

January 11, 2013

Middlebury nordic skiers Annie Pokorny and Heather Mooney recently competed at the U.S. Cross Country Championship. Pokorny won the “collegiate cup” as the top female college athlete at the event that concluded Tuesday, January 8th on the Olympic courses at Soldier Hollow, Utah. Both athletes qualified to ski for the U.S. at the World U-23 championships to be held in Liberic, Czech Republic at the end of January. Pokorny’s strongest finish at the event was a fourth place effort in the 10K skate race. Mooney had an event-best eighth place finish in the classic sprint race.