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Sophomore Rita Klofta is National Cycling Champion

May 10, 2009

Rita Klofta 2009-1.jpgMay 10, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — At yesterday's criterium at the 2009 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, "the first real move of the race was when DePauw University's Rita Klofta (Greencastle, Ind.) broke away," notes a summary of the event. Klofta, a DePauw sophomore, finished fifth in the criterium and second in Friday's road race in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her total of 261 points in the two events earned her the title of 2009 Division II U.S. Cycling Collegiate National Champion. (photo by Neal Broshears)

The DePauw team finished fifth in the omnium.

The 2009 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships conclude this morning with the team time trial.

Learn more by clicking here and view a photo of the winner's platform here.