2010 U.S. Team to WUOC

2010 World University Orienteering Championships

July 18-24, Borlänge, Sweden

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2010 WUOC Team

Front, L-R: Holly Kuestner, Hannah Burgess, Tori Borish, Alison Campbell, Team Leader Samantha Saeger
Back, L-R: Jordan Laughlin, Brendan Shields, Leif Anderson, Keith Andersen, Kevin Culberg

Photo courtesy of U.S. Orienteering Team


U.S. University Team:

 
Hannah Burgess, USMAOC Leif Anderson, RMOC
Holly Kuestner, COC John Hensley Williams, GAOC
Tori Borish, COCBrendan Shields, CSU
Alison Campbell, DVOA Keith Andersen, USMAOC
 Jordan Laughlin, USMAOC

Alternates

Lori Huberman, CSU Kevin Culberg, USMAOC
  

Team Leader:

 

Samantha Saeger

 

After a model event on July 19 to see representative terrain, the University team began competition with the WUOC Long on Tuesday, July 20.

Results for the U.S. runners
(with winner's time for comparison)

Long - Tuesday, July 20
Women's course: 7.66 km / 235m climb / 12 controls
Men's course: 11.99 km / 390m climb / 17 controls

Place

WOMEN

Place

MEN

1.1:00:09 Sara Lüscher (SUI)1.1:11:16 Mattias Merz (SUI)
65.1:29:50 Holly Kuestner74.1:40:44 Leif Anderson
71.1:35:05 Hannah Burgess93.2:08:30 Brendan Shields
77.1:42:00 Tori Borish99.2:22:18 Kevin Culberg
87.2:01:03 Alison Campbell100.2:26:04 Keith Andersen
Canadian results
Women: Carol Ross (41. / 1:17:07)
Men: Robbie Anderson (79. / 1:43:29), Will Critchley (87. / 1:53:57), Eric Kemp (91. / 2:02:13), Jeffrey Teusch (98. / 2:21:49)

Samantha's comments: Great job to everyone today! The terrain here is difficult both physically and technically. The soft ground and high blueberry bushes make it tiring to run and the bland terrain makes it very hard to relocate. All of our athletes put together the best race they could today and are looking forward to the sprint tomorrow, which will be a mix between urban and park.


Sprint - Wednesday, July 21
Women: 2.61 km / 50m climb / 17 controls
Men: 3.28 km / 60m climb / 20 controls

Place

WOMEN

Place

MEN

1.13:30 Amelie Chataing (FRA)1.13:59 Jerker Lysell (SWE)
67.17:41 Tori Borish67.17:56 Keith Andersen
72.18:10 Alison Campbell74.18:29 Brendan Shields
73.18:32 Hannah BurgessmpJordan Laughlin
    
Canadian results
Women: Carol Ross (46-tie. / 16:01)
Men: Robbie Anderson (63. / 17:35), Eric Kemp (78. / 20:37)

Middle - Thursday, July 22

Women's course: 3.99 km / 255m climb / 14 controls
Men's course: 4.9 km / 290m climb / 16 controls

Place

WOMEN

Place

MEN

1.30:05 Radka Brozkova (CZE)1.30:48 Mattias Merz (SUI)
57.43:17 Alison Campbell79.43:46 Leif Anderson
68.45:40 Hannah Burgess86.46:03 Brendan Shields
87.1:01:04 Holly Kuestner89.46:46 Jordan Laughlin
91.1:02:56 Tori Borish103.59:23 Kevin Culberg
Canadian results
Women: Carol Ross (54. / 42:15)
Men: Robbie Anderson (81. / 44:45), Eric Kemp (85. / 45:44), Will Critchley (97. / 52:23), Jeffrey Teusch (99. / 53:39)

Samantha's comments: Today was the middle distance. These woods were arguably more open, but there was a lot more climb. The women had 4km and 255m and the men had 4.9km and 290m.

Tomorrow is the last day and it's the relay. In past years there have been 4 people in a WUOC relay team, but this year the teams are only 3 people. We have members on 4 different teams.

USA Team 22 is Jordan running first leg, Brendan running second and Leif running third. Kevin and Keith are on a North American team with Jeff Teutsch. They are Team 44, also known as COMB-4. Keith is leading off, followed by Jeff and then Kevin. On the women's side we have US Team 213 led by Holly, followed by Hannah and anchored by Alison. Tori is on team 237, COMB-4. Niamh O'Boyle from Ireland leads this team, followed by Janeta Turka from Latvia and then anchored by Tori.

The men's relay starts at 10:00 and the women's starts at 10:15. Mixed teams will be starting during this time as well.


RELAY

Men
Leg 1 - 8.2 km / 375m climb / 20 controls; Leg 2 - 8.2 km / 375m climb / 20 controls; Leg 3 - 8.26 km / 375m climb / 20 controls
1. 2:02:01 Sweden
2. 2:02:47 Czech Republic
3. 2:04:39 France
24. 2:41:59 USA – Jordan Laughlin, Brendan Shields, Leif Anderson
25. 2:45:52 Canada – Robbie Anderson, Eric Kemp, Will Critchley

Women
Leg 1 - 5.74 km / 265 m climb / 16 controls; Leg 2 - 5.74 km / 265m climb / 16 controls; Leg 3 - 5.75 km / 265m climb / 16 controls
1. 1:49:04 Switzerland
2. 1:51:55 Finland
3. 1:52:05 Czech Republic
20. 2:47:37 USA – Holly Kuestner, Hannah Burgess, Alison Campbell

Samantha's comments: Thanks for the support everyone! The relays went well today, with the highlight being the U.S. men's team beating Canada :) Go USA!

Last update: July 23, 2010

U.S. University Team members listed below competed at the 2010 World University Orienteering Championships in Borlänge, Sweden, July 18-24, 2010. Find results of all competitions here.

Hannah Burgess
Hannah Burgess

Home State: Pennsylvania
College: US Military Academy, West Point, NY
Class: 2012
Major: Geospatial Information Science/Computer Science
Club: USMAOC
Started orienteering: In 2008 when I joined the West Point orienteering team.

 

Leif Anderson
Leif Anderson

Home State: Washington
College: University of Colorado/Boulder
Class: Graduate Student
Major: Geomorphology
Club: RMOC
Started orienteering: In high school through the Washington Interscholastic Orienteering League (WIOL) in 2001. I competed at JWOC in 2004 and 2005 (Poland and Switzerland)


Holly Kuestner
Holly Kuestner

Home State: Washington
College: University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill
Class: 2012
Major: Organic Chemistry
Club: BOK
Started orienteering: With my family during middle school, then I joined the Washington Interscholastic Orienteering League. I have been a U.S. JWOC team member the past 3 years.

 


John Hensley Williams
John Hensley Williams

Home State: Georgia
College: North Georgia College/State University
Class: 2014
Major: Engineering
Club: GAOC
Started orienteering: When I was about 3, in my mother's child-backpack; then indivually in high school through JROTC. I was a member of the 2009 US JWOC team.


Tori Borish
Tori Borish

Home State: Washington
College: Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Class: 2012
Major: Physics/Math
Club: COC
Started orienteering: In 2004 as a freshman in high school through the WIOL. I was a member of the US 2008 and 2009 JWOC teams.

 


Brendan Shields
Brendan Shields

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
College: Harvard, Cambridge, MA
Class: Graduate Student
Major: Physics
Club: CSU
Started orienteering: In 2001, in high school.


Alison Campbell
Alison Campbell

Home State: Pennsylvania
College: University of Colorado/Boulder
Class: 2014
Major: Chemical Engineering
Club: DVOA
Started orienteering: In early childhood; competitively since 2002. Competed at JWOC 2009 as part of the US team.
 


Keith Andersen
Keith Andersen

Home State: Wisconsin
College: U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY
Class: 2012
Major: Engineering Management
Club: USMAOC
Started orienteering: At West Point since 2008.

 

 

 
Jordan Laughlin
Jordan Laughlin

Home State: Alaska
College: US Military Academy, West Point, NY
Class: 2011
Major: Geographic Information Science
Club: USMAOC
Started orienteering: In August 2007 at West Point. I was on the US JWOC 2008 and WUOC 2008 teams.

Alternates


Lori Huberman
Lori Huberman

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
College: Harvard, Cambridge, MA
Class: Graduate Student
Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Club: CSU
Started orienteering: In early childhood; competitively since high school. I was on the US WUOC teams in 2006 and 2008.
 

 
Kevin Culberg
Kevin Culberg

Home State: Nevada
College: US Military Academy, West Point, NY
Class: 2012
Major: Computer Science
Club: USMAOC
Started orienteering: In August 2008 at West Point.


Team Leader

Samantha SaegerSamantha Saeger


last updated July 23, 2010