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Summer Biathlon Season Opens

June 03, 2008, 11:32 a.m. (ET)
The 2008 Summer Biathlon season got underway on Saturday, April 19 with the first race of the season at the Whitetail Preserve in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. This is the same venue that will host the 2008 USBA Summer Biathlon National Championships and World Championship Team Trials on July 17-20.
Whitetail Preserve - 39 athletes competed in four races in this weekend’s event. The sport class races saw Tom Smith of Scranton, PA and Helen Evans of Drums, PA winning their respective races. In the match class races, Joe Iwan of Garfield, NJ and Pat Zerfas of Kensington, MD won the men’s and women’s races. Complete results of the races are listed below.

Also listed below is the updated 2008 Summer Biathlon Schedule.

The entry invitation for the 2008 National Championship can be accessed at www.pabiathlon.org.

SUMMER BIATHLON AT WHITETAIL PRESERVE Black Creek Township, PA Saturday, April 19, 2008

MATCH WOMEN - 3k with 70m penalty loops - 50m targets
Place Athlete Hometown
P S Time % Back
1 Zerfas, Pat Kensington, MD
5 5 23:53.0 104.85%
2 Sick, Ann Millville, PA
4 3 24:34.0 102.12%
3 Saucy, Hilary Harleysville, PA
4 4 26:51.0 93.03%
4 Rogers, Christine Somerville, NJ
2 3 27:15.0 91.43%
5 Naulty, Jeanice Birdsboro, PA
4 4 27:29.0 90.50%

MATCH MEN - 4k with 70m penalty loops - 50m targets
Place Athlete Hometown
P S Time % Back
1 Iwan, Joseph Garfield, NJ
1 2 21:07.0 103.89%
2 Sick, Scott Millville, PA
1 3 22:21.0 98.28%
3 Peterson, Christian Butler, NJ
4 2 22:27.0 97.83%
4 Skrabal, Zbysek NJ
4 1 23:00.0 95.32%
5 Myers, Edward Obelisk, PA
5 2 23:13.0 94.34%
6 Walker, Eli Jackson, NH
3 4 23:45.0 91.91%
7 Sims, John Venus, PA
4 1 24:17.0 89.48%
8 Keegan, Andrew Birdsboro, PA
3 2 24:34.0 88.19%
9 Rogers, Robert Hellertown, PA
4 2 25:43.0 82.96%
10 Saucy, Nathan Harleysville, PA
4 3 26:11.0 80.83%
11 Gaval, Frank Sugarloaf, PA
4 3 29:36.0 65.28%

SPORT WOMEN - 3k with 70m penalty loops - 25m targets
Place Athlete Hometown
P S Time % Back
1 Evans, Helen Drums, PA
5 4 26:30.0 106.58%
2 Criss, Adrienne State College, PA
1 2 27:09.0 104.29%
3 Moyer, Ronda
5 5 31:27.0 89.13%
4 Mayberry, Suzanne Barnesville, PA
3 3 31:37.0 88.54%
5 Pryzblick, Mollie Zion Grove, PA
3 4 31:58.0 87.31%
6 Baskin, Lee Drums, PA
5 4 33:51.0 80.67%
7 Linn, Gail Zion Grove, PA
4 5 33:54.0 80.49%
8 Burger, Barbara Doylestown, PA
5 5 35:30.0 74.85%
9 Bachman, Mary
5 5 38:37.0 63.87%

SPORT MEN - 4k with 70m penalty loops - 25m targets
Place Athlete Hometown
P S Time % Back
1 Smith, Tom Scranton, PA
4 3 22:21.0 104.65%
2 Underwood, Tom Catawissa, PA
0 5 23:52.0 98.17%
3 Steich, Jason
3 1 24:06.0 97.18%
4 Sturn, Mitchell Upper Black Eddy, PA
2 2 24:09.0 96.97%
5 Moore, Earle Bloomsburg, PA
4 3 25:15.0 92.27%
6 Burger, Art Doylestown, PA
3 3 25:28.0 91.35%
7 Gorgol, John New Hope, PA
5 3 25:29.0 91.28%
8 Zulkoski, Kyle Wilkes Barre, PA
5 5 26:27.0 87.15%
9 Linn, Steve Zion Grove, PA
0 2 26:34.0 86.66%
10 Wolfe, Henry Wilkes Barre, PA
1 4 28:08.0 79.97%
11 Marshall, William State College, PA
0 4 30:09.0 71.37%
12 DeWald, Gahlord Burlington, VT
4 4 30:40.0 69.16%
13 Hyssong, Mike Conyngham, PA
5 3 33:51.0 55.58%
14 Hyssong, Jim Conyngham, PA
2 4 39:13.0 32.69%


2008 SUMMER BIATHLON SCHEDULE

4/19, Whitetail Preserve, Black Creek Township, Luzerne County, PA
Frank Gaval 570-788-4219 barb123@ptd.net

5/11, Vernon, NJ Chris Rogers 908-722-9327 chrispr3@verizon.net www.njbiathlon.org

6/7, Holderness, NH Fred Allen 603-968-9944 mail@pemi.org http://pemi.org/biathlon.html

6/14, Harvard, MA Fred Beihold 508-655-5902 muskellunge2@yahoo.com

6/14, Tukwila, WA Jay Bender jay@jaybender.com www.wabiathlon.org

6/15, Vernon, NJ Chris Rogers 908-722-9327 chrispr3@verizon.net www.njbiathlon.org

6/26, Tukwila, WA Jay Bender jay@jaybender.com www.wabiathlon.org

7/5, Harvard, MA Fred Beihold 508-655-5902 muskellunge2@yahoo.com

7/12, West Yellowstone, MT Sara Hoovler 599-4465 randlesara@yahoo.com

7/13, Bozeman, MT Clarissa Werre 406-924-2284 cwerre@belgrade.k12.mt.us

7/17 to 7/20, USBA National Championships & IBU World Championship Trials Whitetail Preserve, Black Creek Township, Luzerne County, PA Douglas Hoover 814-832-2857 hooverd@juniata.edu www.pabiathlon.org

7/19, Holderness, NH Fred Allen 603-968-9944 mail@pemi.org http://pemi.org/biathlon.html

7/26, Tukwila, WA Jay Bender jay@jaybender.com www.wabiathlon.org

8/2, Harvard, MA Fred Beihold 508-655-5902 muskellunge2@yahoo.com

8/9, Oil City, PA John Sims 814-354-2802 pjam@venustel.com

8/16, Tukwila, WA Jay Bender jay@jaybender.com www.wabiathlon.org

8/16, Holderness, NH Fred Allen 603-968-9944 mail@pemi.org http://pemi.org/biathlon.html

8/17, Vernon, NJ Chris Rogers 908-722-9327 chrispr3@verizon.net www.njbiathlon.org

9/4 to 9/7, North American Summer Biathlon Championships Chris Lindsay 613-748-5608 x4 clindsay@biathloncanada.ca www.biathloncanada.ca

9/13, Yakima, WA Jay Bender jay@jaybender.com www.wabiathlon.org

9/20 to 9/21, Tri-State Championships at Vernon, NJ
Chris Rogers 908-722-9327 chrispr3@verizon.net www.njbiathlon.org

9/22 to 9/28, IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships
Haute-Maurienne Vanoise, France
http://www.biathlon-hautemaurienne.com/


Douglas E. Hoover
Juniata College
Track & Field and Cross Country
1700 Moore Street
Huntingdon PA 16652
Phone: 814-832-2857
Fax: 814-641-3508
E-Mail: hooverd@juniata.edu

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