Skiing Leads After Day One of EISA Championship
February 25, 2005
Day One Results Link: http://www.eisaskiing.org/
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The University of Vermont ski team is in first place, leading
by 10 points over Dartmouth after the first day of the EISA Championships. The
Catamounts have 401 points, while Dartmouth has 391 and host Middlebury is
third with 358. The nordic events are being held at the Rikert Ski Touring
Center and the alpine events at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl.
Vermont dominated the men's 10-K event, taking the top three spots and five of
the top seven overall. Ethan Foster (Weston, Vt.) led the pack, finishing the
course first in a time of 28:34.5 and was followed by Lowell Bailey (Lake
Placid, N.Y.), who placed second and Jordi St. John (South Londonderry, Vt.) in
third. Anders Osthus (Duluth, Minn.) and Ryan Foster (Weston, Vt.) rounded out
the Catamount squad, finishing sixth and seventh.
Dartmouth took the top two spots in the women's 5-K, as the Catamounts were led
by Carina Hamel (Southampton, Mass.) who finished third in a time of 17:02.5.
Kate Crawford (Hawley, Mass.) was next for Vermont with a sixth place finish
and teammate Anja Jokela (Shelburne, Vt.) was right behind her in seventh.
In the women's slalom, Jilyne McDonald (Bellevue, Wash.) took the top spot,
winning the event in a time of 1:34.34. Jamie Kingsbury (Waitsfield, Vt.) was
next for UVM, coming in third place with a time of 1:34.68, while Hilary McCloy
(Bethel, Maine) finished 10th.
Freshman Zac Brown (Sun Valley, Idaho) was the top Vermont finisher in the men's
slalom after coming in eighth in a time of 1:24.19. Brown was followed in ninth
by teammate Johnny Davidson (Ottawa, Ontario), while Greg Hardy (Stratton, Vt.)
The Catamounts return to action tomorrow as the alpine action starts at 9:30am
and nordic events at 10:00am.
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