Middlebury

Ski Team Struggles To Fifth Place Finish At Dartmouth

February 8, 2014

The Middlebury ski team slipped a spot to finish in fifth place overall at the Dartmouth Carnival. UVM won the event with 1,018 points, followed by Dartmouth (853), UNH (710), Colby (579) and the Panthers (562). Alpine events took place at the Dartmouth Skiway, while nordic races were contested at the Craftsbury Nordic Center.

The men’s slalom squad led the way on day two, finishing in a second place tie. After a win yesterday in the GS, Hig Roberts earned a fifth-place finish in the slalom with a time of 1:42.19. Colin Hayes was next for the Panthers in 11th place in 1:43.60, while Christopher McKenna rounded out the scorers with a 14th-place effort (1:44.27).

The women struggled on the hill on the second day of competition, with Katelyn Barclay pacing the team in 21st place overall (1:49.44) in the slalom. Yina Moe-Lange was the team’s next finisher in 26th place (1:51.22), followed by Lisa Schroer in 28th (1:51.89).

The Panther nordic teams had no luck on day two, with both squads struggling on the course. Heather Mooney led the women in 22nd place with a time of 53:18, followed by Kelsey Phinney with a 26th-place finish (52:53). Emily Attwood rounded out the team’s scorers in 34th place overall (54:53) in the 15K classic.

On the men’s side, Austin Cobb led Middlebury with a 26th-place finish in 1:01.09 in the 20K classic. Next for the team was Patrick McElravey in 40th place (1:01.27), followed by Jack Steele in 44th (1:02.39).