Sunday, June 22, 2014

Schneider Dominance in Women's Pro Field at ToAD

Samantha Schneider (TIBCO) took both the win and overall lead Saturday in the pro women's field at the Giro d' Grafton event of Tour of America's Dairyland.

Schneider, from West Allis, WI, sprinted to a huge win in Grafton and came away with a slight lead in the overall standings. Her 15-year-old sister Skyler finished 11th and is still on top of the category 2 series.

More than 60 women finished in the field, one of the largest women's races in the country.

In the pro men's event, the United Healthcare juggernaut came away with first and second with Ken Hansen and Luke Keough finishing ahead of the field. Overall series leader Daniel Holloway finished third.

Chad Hartley (Athlete Octane) continued to shine as a teammate and still ended up 20th in the race.

In the Masters 1/2 event, Velocause team rider Andy Feuersthaler finished 10th and now sits in fourth place in the overall.

Local riders Chris Hill (KS Energy/ Team Wisconsin), Brian Kaker (LAPT), and Nathan Labecki (ISCorp) are at the top of the category 2 series.

Racers converge today on Waukesha for the Carl Zach Cycling Classic.

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