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  Pierre Niess

Pierre Niess

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Strasbourg, France

Nordic Student Assistant Coach

1st Season


Lobo Skiing 2012-13 Season Review

The 2012-13 campaign was one of ups and downs for Landstedt and the Lobos, capped by a sixth-place finish at the NCAAs


New Mexico Travels to Bozeman for RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regionals

The Lobos are looking for all individuals to step up in postseason competition


Nordic Team Looks for Individual Improvements this Weekend

The Lobos are in third place entering the endurance events of the DU Invite


Preseason Events Wind Down and Lobos Look Ahead to RMISA Competition

Alpine team kicks off RMISA competition this week with Alpine Qualifier and CU/Spencer Nelson Memorial Invitational


Stevens: New Mexico Lobos Skiing - 2013 Season Preview

Fredrik Landstedt and Co., have 19 letterwinners returning and high hopes for 2013


New Mexico Invitational - Nordic Classical

5/5K Classical race on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Area in Red River, N.M.


Lobo Nordic Team at U.S. Cross Country Nationals

Jan. 8, 2013 -- Freestyle Sprint


Jade Enterprises / UNM Invite

The Lobo ski team competed in both Alpine and Nordic events in Red River, N.M. over the weekend.


Board of Regents Meritorious Service Awards

April 30, 2010, UNM Board of Regents - photos courtesy of UNM Communications & Marketing


2010 NCAA Ski National Championships

Activities during the week at 2010 NCAA Ski Championships

Niess will serve as the Nordic Student Assistant Coach starting August 2013.

Senior (2013): Struggled with a lingering injury and is done competing...participated in a few preseason races but no RMISA competitions...2012-13 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

Junior (2012): Earned All-Academic Ski Team honors from the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association...finished 22nd in the 10K classical and 28th in the 15K freestyle at the University of Denver Invitational Jan. 20 and 21...placed 28th in both the 5K classical and 10K freestyle at the Alaska Anchorage Invitational Feb. 4 and 6.

Sophomore (2011): recorded a 10th-place finish (28:43.8) in the men's 10K at the Denver Invitational (Feb. 13) ... finished 10th in the men's 10K classic at the Lobos' home event, the Jade Enterprises/UNM Invitational (Feb. 5) ...had an eighth-place finish in the classical Nordic event at the Utah Invitational (Jan. 22).

Freshman (2010): Earned All-America honors for a seventh-place finish in the 10K classic at the NCAA Championships in Steamboat, Colo.,...named to the RMISA second team All-Conference Nordic Team... earned RMISA Nordic Skier of the Week honors after finishing second in the 10K classic and third in the 10K freestyle at the Jade Enterprises/New Mexico Invitational...placed eight in the in the men's 20K freestyle and seventh in the 10K classic at the Utah Invitational.