Vermont Skiing Wins EISA Championship
February 26, 2005
Complete Results Link: http://www.eisaskiing.org/
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The University of Vermont ski team held on to win the EISA
Championship on Saturday. The Catamounts posted a team score of 903 points,
while Dartmouth was second with 875 and Middlebury came in third with 852. The
nordic events were held at the Rikert Ski Touring Center and the alpine events
at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl.
The Vermont men's team dominated the 20K free technique event, as the Catamounts
took three of the top four spots. Ethan Foster (Weston, Vt.) won in a time of
49:22.2 and was followed in second by teammate Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid,
N.Y.). Ryan Foster (Weston, Vt.) finished fourth.
In the women's 15K free technique cross country race, Kate Crawford (Hawley,
Mass.) was the top Vermont finisher, coming in fourth in a time of 46:20.1.
Anja Jokela (Shelburne, Vt.) was next in line for the Catamounts, placing
seventh, while Emilia DeMarchis (Burlington, Vt.) was 13th.
Vermont took three of the top 10 spots in the women's giant slalom, led by Jamie
Kingsbury's (Waitsfield, Vt.) second place finish. Kingsbury completed the
course in a time of 2:02.6, while teammate Amy Cochran (Keene, N.H.) was right
behind her in third. Hilary McCloy (Bethel, Maine) rounded out the top three
Vermont finishers in 10th place.
Greg Hardy (Stratton, Vt.) was the top Catamount in the men's GS, posting a
third place showing in a time of 1:57.61. Sam Beck (Norwich, Vt.) was next for
Vermont, finishing ninth, while Paul Epstein (Carlisle, Mass.) was 13th.
Vermont will next compete on March 9-12, when the Catamounts host the 2005 NCAA
Ski Championships, which will be held in Stowe, Vt.
For more information on UVM Athletics, please check us out on the web at
http://www.uvmathletics.com. For complete EISA carnival information, including
schedules and results, go to http://www.eisaskiing.org.
Vermont Athletic Communications