The University of Utah ski team held off host Wyoming to win the Wyoming Invitational Ski Championship over the weekend.
The Utes had 266 points to Wyoming's 252. Colorado was third with 194, followed by New Mexico with 185.Leading the way for the Utes was the women's slalom team which finished first, second and third. Kjersti Nilsen took first followed by Gillian Frost and Heidi Dahlglren.
In the men's slalom, Utah's Henrik Smith-Meyer finished second, just .01 of a second behind Wyoming's Dave Kincaid. Utah's Oeivind Ragnhildstveit was fifth and teammate Brent Nixon seventh.
Utah's Erik Baumann won the 16 kilometer men's free technique cross-country race with a time of 46:14. Teammate Hans Martin Sjulstad was sixth. In the women's race, Utah's Kim Csizmazia was second and teammates Anne Kari Aas and Simone Brake sixth and seventh.
The Ute women won both the alpine and nordic team competition while the men finished second in alpine and third in cross country.