No Changes to NRC Lead

Posted on 09. Jun, 2010 by in news

No changes to the top of the leaderboard for the USA Cycling NRC Standings after two events held this past weekend.

Fireworks great the riders at the Blue Dome Criterium, second race of St Francis Tulsa Tough

Fireworks great the riders at the Blue Dome Criterium, second race of St Francis Tulsa Tough

Brad Huff (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda) won the USA Cycling NRC’s ninth event, the St Francis Tulsa Tough, taking the three-event omnium crown by virtue of wins in the opening two events. Huff’s teammate Sean Mazich (Jelly Belly p/b Kenda) placed second overall ahead of Jeremy Wiscovitch (Williams Cycling p/b SCVelo) in third.

Recently crowned USA Cycling Collegiate Criterium National Champion Jennifer Purcell (MSU Cycling) won the Tulsa Tough women’s omnium title, earning second-place finishes in two of the three criteriums. Seventeen-year-old Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY 12) won Sunday’s final crit and placed second overall while Christina Gokey-Smith (Veloforma) finished third.

German strongwoman Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) defended her 2009 win at this year’s TD Bank Liberty Classic in Philadelphia, a women’s-only NRC contest. Teutenberg outsprinted  Shelley Evans (Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty 12), Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Colavita-Baci Pro Cycling Team) for the win.

No changes to the top 5 in the men’s individual standings with Luis Amaran (Jamis-Sutter Home p/b Colavita) still in the lead. The Fly V Australia squad still has a slim lead in the men’s team standings. Jelly Belly p/b Kenda moved up one spot to fourth place.

Alison Powers and her Team Vera Bradley Foundation squad still lead in both in the women’s individual and team standings. With her win, Teutenberg has jumped back to second spot. Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12 has taken over second place with a very slim 2-point margin on third place Colavita/Baci p/b Cooking Light.

to secure her title and move into second place in the overall individual NRC women’s standings.

After 9 events completed for the men, the top 5 are:
Men’s Individual Standings

  1. Luis Amaran (Jamis-Sutter Home p/b Colavita) – 597
  2. Benjamin Day (Fly V Australia) – 428
  3. Ben Jacques-Maynes (Bissell Pro Cycling) – 365
  4. Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny’s) – 265
  5. Alejandro Borrajo (Jamis-Sutter Home p/b Colavita) – 251
Men’s Team Standings

  1. Fly V Australia – 1072
  2. Jamis Sutter Home/Colavita – 1061
  3. BISSELL Pro Cycling – 790
  4. Jelly Belly p/b Kenda – 722
  5. UnitedHealthCare p/b Maxxis – 634
After 8 events completed for the women, the top 5 are:
Women’s Individual Standings

  1. Alison Powers (Team Vera Bradley Foundation) – 568
  2. Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) – 424
  3. Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter & Co Twenty12) – 381
  4. Katheryn Curi Mattis (Webcor Builders) – 335
  5. Laura Van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) – 289
Women’s Team Standings

  1. Team Vera Bradley Foundation – 1377
  2. Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12 – 888
  3. Colavita/Baci p/b Cooking Light – 886
  4. TIBCO/To The Top – 791
  5. Webcor Builders – 661

See complete standings for men individual, women individual, men team and women team.

The NRC continues with two races this weekend. The Clarendon Cup on June 12 as riders tackle the one-kilometer course around Clarendon Metro in Arlington, Va, and the Tour de Grove on Sunday June 13 in St. Louis’ Grove neighborhood.

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