Sarah Bezdicek
Sarah Bezdicek
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Osseo, Minn.
High School: Osseo

2017-18: Competed in three races at the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships with a top finish of 22nd in the freestyle sprints. Bezdicek also finished 24th classic sprints and 29th in the 20K classic race at the event. Earned a pair of top-five finishes at MTU CCSA Races after placing third in the 15K freestyle race and fourth in the 5K classic race. Named first-team All-CCSA at the conclusion of the season.

2016-17: Took fourth in 5K classic at the Birkie Trailhead and two seventh places at the CCSA Distance Championships in 5K classic and 15K mass start respectively.

2015-16: Placed second in the freestyle sprint's junior division at the U.S. Skiing Championships. In qualifying, clocked in at 3:59.90, the seventh-fastest time overall. Took 10th in the 10K freestyle (28:47.6) at the Telemark Chase. Finished ninth (15:24.1) in the 5K freestyle and 10th (54:25.9) in the 15K classic at the CCSA Invitational. Placed third in the 5K freetyle at the CCSA Championships with a time of 15:00.3. Represented the United States at the 2016 World Junior Ski Championship in Rasnov, Romania Feb. 18-29. Was part of an American 4 x 2.5K relay team that took eighth with a time of 23:38.0.

Before NMU: Led Osseo to the 2015 Minnesota state championship. Earned all-conference accolades four times and all-state honors three times. Also competed for Loppet Nordic Racing, where she helped the team win the 2014 and 2015 Junior Nationals Club Championships and earned All-American honors three times.

Personal: Daughter of Gerald and Janet Bezdicek. Majoring in Biology. Born on June 8, 1996.