Tyler Clark Captures Second Podium to Lead BC on Day Two of National Championships  

Tyler Clark Captures Second Podium to Lead BC on Day Two of National Championships  
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. - Sophomore Tyler Clark earned his second podium finish of the weekend to lead the Brevard College Cycling team on the second of three days of racing at the 2019 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships in Big Bear Lake, California.
Clark finished fourth in Saturday's Men's Varsity Short Track race for his second podium in as many days.  On Friday, Clark placed third in the Men's Varsity Cross Country event.
As a team, Brevard placed three racers in the top ten for the second straight day with a strong finish in Short Track. In addition to Clark's fourth-place result, BC's Tyler Orschel earned a sixth-place finish while Tornado senior Carson Beckett finished seventh.  
Also competing for Brevard in Men's Short Track were Ryan Johnson and Tyler Miranda who finished 31st and 45th respectively.
On the women's side, senior Hannah Arensman earned her second top-ten of the weekend with a seventh-place result in Women's Varsity Short Track. Emma Schwab recorded her best finish in a collegiate national championship event with an 18th place result in Short Track. BC's Hannah Dickson finished 29th to go along with results by Nicole Rusden (38th), Michaela Gray (46th) and Aliza Tobias (48th).
On Friday, Arensman finished ninth in the Women's Varsity Cross Country race.
Arensman's two top-ten finishes gave Brevard eight top-tens through Saturday afternoon's events at the National Championships. 
At press time Saturday night, the Dual Slalom results were yet to be announced.

The final day of the championships is set for Sunday as the Men's and Women's Downhill Finals begin the action.  The Varsity Team Relay will take place at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT followed by the final podium ceremonies.

The Tornados are seeking their 11th overall team national championship and seventh Mountain Bike national championship at this weekend's event.

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Men's Short Track 

4th - Tyler Clark

6th - Tyler Orschel

7th - Carson Beckett

31st - Ryan Johnson

45th - Tyler Miranda

Women's Short Track

7th - Hannah Arensman 

18th - Emma Schwab

29th - Hannah Dickson

38th - Nicole Rusden

46th - Michaela Gray

48th - Aliza Tobias