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Richards finishes freshman best for Saints

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Former Detroit Lakes Nordic skiing great Jake Richards is already putting his stamp on the St. Scholastica men's ski team.

The surprise of the day for CSS team in its Sunday's CCSA 20km meet was the freshman Richards, who made his final charge from 12th, all the way up to seventh at the finish line to round out the scoring for the Saints with at time of 55:48.9.

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Richards' performance marks a program-best CCSA finish for a freshman.

The Saints travel Feb. 2-3, to the CCSA Sprint and Relay Championships in Negaunee, Mich., hosted by Northern Michigan University.

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