McKennis of US takes downhill for 1st WCup victory
ST. ANTON, Austria -- American Alice McKennis earned her first World Cup victory by winning a downhill Saturday, and Lindsey Vonn placed sixth on her return from a nearly monthlong break.
McKennis had never finished in the top three before coming down the Karl Schranz course in 1 minute, 14.62 seconds to beat Daniela Merighetti of Italy by 0.07. Anna Fenninger of Austria was third, and overall World Cup leader Tina Maze of Slovenia finished fourth.
Vonn, the defending overall champion ...
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