Women’s ski team starts season atop the national rankings

The Sierra Nevada College women’s alpine ski racing team, the 2012 United States Collegiate Ski Association (USCSA) National Champions, have been ranked No. 1 in the first poll of the 2013 season. They’re ahead of second-ranked Brown University and third-ranked Rocky Mountain College

The Eagle men are ranked No. 3 nationally in the USCSA. The defending national champions are slotted behind 2012 runner-up Rocky Mountain College and third-ranked St. Olaf College.

Complete preseason rankings can be see at CollegeSnowSports.com.

Sierra Nevada College’s 2013 race schedule and results can be viewed at www.sierranevada.edu/athletics/eagles-skiing/schedule/.