Friday's slalom races at the NCAA Championships hosted by the University of Utah have been postponed due to weather and course conditions. The events have been moved to Saturday with the men getting underway at 11:00 a.m. EST at the Park City Mountain Resort. The nordic races will also be contested on Saturday, with the men’s 20K free mass start at Soldier Hollow at 11:30 a.m. EST, followed by the women’s 15K freestyle event at 1:00 p.m. EST.
A pair of captains from the Middlebury College men’s hockey team was honored when the NESCAC announced its all-conference teams. Senior defenseman Louis Belisle (Repentigny, Que.) was named first-team All-NESCAC, while junior forward Derek Pimentel (Laval, Que.) earned second-team honors. The all-conference accolade is the first for each player of their respective careers.
Three members of the Middlebury College women’s hockey team have earned All-NESCAC honors. First-year player Carly Watson (Montpelier, Vt.) earned a spot on the first team, while senior Jennifer Krakower (Montreal, Que.) and junior Annabelle Jones (Homer, N.Y.) were both named to the second team. The group are awaiting a potential NCAA Tournament bid when the selections are announced on Monday, March 10th.
One day of alpine and nordic racing are now complete at the 2014 NCAA Skiing Championships hosted by the University of Utah. Middlebury sits in 11th place overall, pacing all Division III schools. Denver leads the event with 299 points, followed by Utah (248), Colorado (241) and New Mexico (231). Action returns to Park City on Friday with the men’s and women’s slalom races beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST.
Middlebury College men’s basketball player Joey Kizel (Short Hills, N.J.) has been selected as a first-team All-NESCAC honoree. The senior captain helped lead the team to a record of 17-9 this winter and advanced to the NESCAC Tournament semifinals with a home quarterfinal win against Hamilton in Pepin Gym.