George Cartwright
George Cartwright
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lander, Wyo.
High School: Lander Valley

2012-13: Received third letter. Qualified for the NCAA Championships: finishing 33rd in the 10k classic (28:16.2) and 28th in the 20k freestyle (52.21.4) races. Finished fifth in the 10k classic and won the 12k freestyle race at the Wildcat Open (Dec. 1-2). Placed second in the 10k classic at the St. Scholastica Christmas Classic (Dec. 15-16), just seven seconds behind teammate Erik Soderman. At the U.S. Nationals (Jan. 2-6), finished 11th in age division (37th overall) in the classic sprint race; in the 15k freestyle, placed eighth in division and 27th overall; 30th in the 10k classic. Finished 24th in the classic at the SuperTour (Jan. 19-20). Led the ‘Cats placing first in the 20.5k freestyle at the Saints Invite (Jan. 26-27) and added a sixth place in the 11k classic. At the first round CCSA Championships (Feb. 2-3), won the 1.6k free sprint and a member of the first place 3x10km race. Placed seventh in the 10k classic and fifth in the 20k freestyle at the CCSA Championships (Feb. 16-17). In the NCAA Central Regional (Feb. 23-24), finished eighth in the classic race and took the gold in the freestyle. All-CCSA first team. CCSA Skier of the week for Feb. 7.

2011-12:  Lettered for the second time. At the USSA Opener at Michigan Tech, placed fifth in the 10k freestyle with a time of 23:39.7 and 12th in the 10k classic. Finished 33rd in the 20k classic at Black Mountain. Took second in the 3x5 km freestyle relay at the CCSA Championship with teammates Erik Soderman and Kjell-Christian Market. Placed fifth at the NCAA Central Regional in the 10k freestyle.

2010-11:  Redshirted.

2009-10:  Earned first letter. Qualified for the NCAA Championship and finished 28th in the 10k classic with a time of 31:16 also placed 30th in the 20k freestyle. Named First Team All-CCSA. Finished third in the 10k classic behind teammate Chris Bowler with a time of 29:59 at the NCAA Central Regional Championship. Won the 15k freestyle with a time of 39:42. Took the OJ 10k freestyle with a time of 23:51 at the Mayor’s Challenge in Minneapolis, Minn. and finished 23rd in the 15k classic. Finished seventh in the 20k freestyle at the CCSA Championship and placed second in the 10k classic with a time of 27:09. Placed 10th in the 15k freestyle with a time of 39:41 at the Telemark Super Tour and placed 13rd in the 10k classic. Finished 33rd in the 15k freestyle (Interval Start) at the U.S. Championships.

High School:  Skied, ran cross country and played soccer at Lander Valley High School.

Personal:  Likes outdoor recreation, seeing new places and cultures. Criminal justice major. Son of Bruce and Barbara Cartwright. Sister Marie Louise skis for University of Wyoming Nordic ski club. Born on March 27, 1991.


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