Armstrong Wraps Up First Day of Nordic Skiing at NCAA Championships

Junior Nina Armstrong closes out first day of NCAA Skiing Championships (Jamie Schwaberow).
Junior Nina Armstrong closes out first day of NCAA Skiing Championships (Jamie Schwaberow).

Junior Nina Armstrong closes out first day of NCAA Skiing Championships (Jamie Schwaberow).

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLO. – Junior nordic skier Nina Armstrong wrapped up the first day of nordic skiing at the NCAA Championships on Thursday morning.

Making her first appearance at the NCAA tournament, Armstrong placed 40th posting a time of 18:59.0 on the difficult 5K Classical course on the Howelsen Hill. 

The Lake Placid, N.Y. native will return to the course on Saturday morning to close out the NCAA Championship with the 15K freestyle event.