Fort Lewis wins Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships

Brevard College takes top Division II honors

The 2010 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships concluded on Sunday with Fort Lewis College and Brevard College successfully defending their 2009 overall team omniums.

Fort Lewis won the Division I prize with 663 points compared to the 579 and 535 accumulated by second- and third-ranked University of Colorado and Lees-McRae College. In Division II, Brevard took the win with 630 points over Union College with 608 and Warren Wilson College with 498.

In addition to the team omniums that were awarded on Sunday, the close of competition also determined individual omnium champions in both divisions.

With wins in the short track cross country and the downhill contests, Sage Wilderman (Fort Lewis College) won the top prize among women in Division I. Her win came after going head-to-head pretty much all weekend with Lees-McRae rider Erica Zaveta. Wilderman beat Zaveta in the end, 539 points to 416. Jill Behlen (University of Wyoming) was third in the overall rankings with 400 points while Deidre York (University of Colorado) and Kaila Hart (Fort Lewis College) rounded out the top five in the omnium.

In the Division I men's omnium, Nicholas Enjalbert (Colorado State University) won the overall prize with his top result of the weekend being second-place in the cross country competition. Enjalbert gained 265 points over the three days to beat out second-ranked Menso De Jong (California Polytechnic) who acquired 251 points. Third in the omnium was Nate Byrom (Fort Lewis College) while Nitish Nag (University of California) and Kerry Werner (Lees-McRae) were fourth and fifth.

Rachel Milsop (Union College), whose top result was a cross country silver medal, earned the individual omnium among Division II women. With 443 points, she beat second- and third-placed Christen Boyer (Colorado School of Mines) and Caroline Decosimo (Brevard College). Elisa Otter (Warren Wilson College) and Eva Wilson (Warren Wilson College) were fourth and fifth in the omnium.

With a silver medal in the cross country contest and a bronze in the short track, Tristan Cowie (Brevard College) was the top ranked male in Division II at the end of the weekend. He won the omnium over Wesley Lamberson (Union College), Joe Schneider (Colorado School of Mines), Zach Winn (Union College), and Brad Nelson (Union College).

Full Ominum Results

Division I Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fort Lewis College663 pts
2University of Colorado-Boulder579 
3Lees-Mcrae College535 
4California Polytechnic-San Luis Obispo461 
5Lindsey Wilson College411 
6Colorado State University305 
7University of Nevada-Reno298 
8University of Vermont260 
9University of Wyoming259 
10University of California-Berkeley219 
11University of California-Davis181 
12San Diego State University163 
13Marian University139 
14Northern Arizona University102 
15University of California-Santa Cruz98 
16University of California-Santa Barbara88 
17Stanford University78 
18University of New Mexico77 
19Lindenwood University74 
20Pennsylvania State University65 
21Texas A & M University63 
22University of Connecticut50 
23Utah State University50 
24California State University-Chico48 
25University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee44 
26West Virginia University36 
27University of Missouri-Columbia34 
28University of Arizona34 
29University of Massachusetts-Amherst34 
30Northeastern University29 
31University of Southern California27 
32Georgia State University19 
33Texas State University-San Marcos  
Division II Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Brevard College630 pts
2Union College-Ky608 
3Warren Wilson College498 
4Colorado School of Mines431 
5Montana State University-Bozeman314 
6Mesa State College294 
7Western State College of Colorado260 
8California Lutheran University221 
9Clarkson University206 
10US Air Force Academy183 
11Mars Hill College183 
12Appalachian State University175 
13Humboldt State University161 
14Cumberland University140 
15East Tennessee State University128 
16Ripon College112 
17Middlebury College107 
18Michigan Technological University62 
19Vermont Technical College59 
20University of Denver53 
21University of Massachusetts-Lowell42 
22Murray State University38 
23Baylor University26 
24Saint Michaels College23 
Division I Women
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sage Wilderman (Fort Lewis College)539 pts
2Erica Zaveta (Lees-Mcrae College)416 
3Jill Behlen (University of Wyoming)400 
4Deidre York (University of Colorado-Boulder)382 
5Kaila Hart (Fort Lewis College)276 
6Brooke Crum (Lindsey Wilson College)229 
7Danielle Griffo (University of Nevada-Reno)216 
8Sally Hermansen (California Polytechnic-San Luis Obispo)184 
9Catherine Cresalia (California Polytechnic-San Luis Obispo)155 
10Sara Hanson (San Diego State University)153 
11Ashley Nichols (University of Vermont)150 
12Erica Mckenzie (University of California-Davis)120 
13Allie Dragoo (Marian University)115 
14Karla Kingsley (University of California-Berkeley)83 
15Vi Rapp (University of California-Berkeley)71 
Division I Men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nicolas Enjalbert (Colorado State University)265 pts
2Menso De Jong (California Polytechnic-San Luis Obispo)251 
3Nate Byrom (Fort Lewis College)125 
4Nitish Nag (University of California-Berkeley)107 
5Kerry Werner (Lees-Mcrae College)80 
Division II Men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tristan Cowie (Brevard College)418 pts
2Wesley Lamberson (Union College-KY)300 
3Joe Schneider (Colorado School of Mines)282 
4Zach Winn (Union College-KY)236 
5Brad Nelson (Union College-KY)236 
6Bennett Winn (Union College-KY)232 
7Linden Blaisus (Warren Wilson College)179 
8Alejandro Padilla (Cumberland University)176 
9Eric Smith (Ripon College)161 
10Joshua Hubing-cooper (Warren Wilson College)144 
11Logan Luker (Cumberland University)129 
12Eric Booton (Western State College of Colorado)87 
13Matt St Marie (Brevard College)62 
Division II Women
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rachel Millsop (Union College-KY)443 pts
2Christen Boyer (Colorado School of Mines)419 
3Caroline Decosimo (Brevard College)416 
4Elisa Otter (Warren Wilson College)381 
5Eva Wilson (Warren Wilson College)315 
6Catherine Harnden (Union College-KY)307 
7Essence Barton (California Lutheran University)294 
8Klara Rossouw (Mars Hill College)278 
9Melanie Kemp (Warren Wilson College)257 
10Morgan Sykes (Brevard College)248 
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