BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Union College men's cyclist Wesley Lamberson won his second consecutive Men's Division II Omnium National Championship at the 2013 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships this past weekend.
As a team, a short manned (three participants) Union squad still had a high finish, placing sixth in the Division II Team Omnium standings.
For Lamberson, he became just the second Union cyclist to capture the individual National Title in consecutive seasons, joining Zach Winn, who captured the National Title in both 2008 and 2009.
Lamberson got the weekend started off on a quick note, finsihing fourth in the short track on Friday afternoon. On Saturday, he finished sixth in the cross country and 10th in the downhill, then completed the weekend with a fourth place finish in the dual slalom to clinch the National Title.
Elsewhere, Kara Uhl finished fourth in the Women's Omnium. Uhl started the weekend off with a sixth place finish in the short track, finished seventh in the cross country and 13th in the downhill on Saturday, then capped the weekend off with a 13th place finish in the dual slalom on Sunday.
Rounding out the Bulldogs who raced at the National Championships was Tanner Chaney, who had his best finish of the weekend in the dual slalom, finishing 32nd.
Overall, Brevard (N.C.) captured the Division II Team Omnium National Title for the second straight season.