Kuhfahl Takes Fourth in National Points Race

Kuhfahl Takes Fourth in National Points Race

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Johnny Kuhfahl amassed 13 points during the 90-lap (30 Km) points race Friday night to finish fourth in the country, highlighting the second day of the USA Cycling Collegiate Track National Championship. The event concludes on Saturday.

PURSUIT FINAL

  • In the only competition of the morning session, Belmont Abbey entered four riders. The competition consists of 12 laps or 4 km.
  • Kuhfahl was the top rider for the Crusaders, taking 11th place with a time of 4:43.307 seconds, while Lance Abshire completed the race in 4:54.727 to place 26th. Collin Tellechea completed the race in 4:56.56 for 31st and Charles Daniel came in 33rd at 4:57.695.

SPRINT RACE

  • After being upset in the quarterfinal round last night, junior Nick Oestreich rebounded nicely on Friday, winning the race for 5-8 place. He covered the 200 meters over 11.709 seconds to take fifth.

POINTS RACE

  • Kuhfahl, who finished second in qualifying last night, took fourth. He earned points on six of the 15 sprints for 13 points total. Nat Worcester and Trey Hedgecock finished back-to-back in 25th and 26th, respectively. Abshire, who qualified for the final, opted not to race.