MARQUETTE, Mich. â?? Northern Michigan University senior Nordic skier Rosie Frankowski has been named to the United States U23 ski team and will compete at the U23 World Championships Jan. 29 â?? Feb. 23 in Val di Fiemme, Italy.
The U23 World Championships bring together some of the best under 23 cross country athletes in the world. The event is generally held in conjuction with the World Junior Championships.
Frankowski was the top collegiate finisher and sixth overall with a time of 1:00:10.2 in the women's 20K mass start at the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships Jan. 8 and was also the top NMU finisher in the freestyle sprint Jan. 5, finishing 23rd overall with a time of 17:24.