THE MINNESOTANS

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Jessie Diggins (Afton)

Result: She finished fifth in the women’s 7.5k skiathlon Saturday, the highest placing ever by an American woman in a cross-country race at the Olympics.

Up next: Women’s sprint classic, 5 a.m. Tuesday.

 

Anne Hart (Stillwater)

Up next: Women’s sprint classic, 5 a.m. Tuesday.

 

Rosie Frankowski (Minneapolis)

Up next: Women’s 30k classic mass start, 12:15 p.m. Feb. 24.

ALPINE SKIING

Lindsey Vonn (Burnsville)

Up next: Women’s super-G, 8 p.m. Friday.

BIATHLON

Leif Nordgren (Marine on St. Croix)

Result: Finished 58th in the men’s 10k sprint Sunday, 2 minutes, 10 seconds behind gold medal winner Arnd Peiffer of Germany.

Result: Finished 50th in the 12.5k pursuit on Monday.

MEN’S CURLING

John Shuster (Chisholm), Tyler George (Duluth), John Landsteiner (Duluth), Joe Polo (Duluth)

Up next: vs. South Korea, 6:05 p.m. Tuesday.

WOMEN’S CURLING

Tabitha Peterson (St. Paul), Aileen Geving (Duluth), Cory Christensen (Duluth)

Up next: U.S. vs. Japan, 11:05 p.m. Wednesday.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

Hannah Brandt (Vadnais Heights/Gophers), Gigi Marvin (Warroad/Gophers), Dani Cameranesi (Plymouth/Gophers), Lee Stecklein (Roseville/Gophers), Maddie Rooney (Andover/Minnesota Duluth), Amanda Kessel (Gophers), Kelly Pannek (Plymouth/Gophers), Sidney Morin (Minnetonka/Minnesota Duluth)

Result: Behind Rooney’s 23 saves, the U.S. opened play with a 3-1 victory over Finland.

Up next: U.S. vs. Russia, 6 a.m. Tuesday.

MEN’S HOCKEY

Jordan Greenway (Wild prospect), Ryan Stoa (Bloomington/Gophers), Will Borgen (Moorhead/St. Cloud State), Garrett Roe (St. Cloud State)

Up next: U.S. vs. Slovenia, 6 a.m. Wednesday.