For Immediate Release
Contact: Gordon Woodworth
February 11, 2005  
Vermont in Second Place After First Day  of Dartmouth Winter Carnival

BURLINGTON, Vt. ­ The University of Vermont ski team is in second place by
three points after the first day of the Dartmouth Winter Carnival, which is
being held at the Dartmouth Skiway and Trapp Family Lodge.

Vermont has 334.5 points, second to Dartmouthıs 337.5. Middlebury is within
striking distance with 302 points.

Senior Lowell Bailey (Lake Placid, N.Y.) won the menıs 5-kilometer classical
race by nearly 18 seconds over Catamount teammate Ethan Foster (Weston,
Vt.). Ryan Foster (Weston, Vt.) finished in a tie for fifth with Dartmouthıs
Benjamin True, both crossing the line in 34:07.0. Jordi St. John (So.
Londonderry, Vt.) of Vermont was 10th, while Anders Osthus (Duluth, Minn.)
finished 11th.

In the womenıs 5-K classical event, Dartmouthıs Alison Crocker continued her
outstanding season with another win on the Trapp course. Vermontıs Carina
Hamel (Southampton, Mass.) finished fifth while Kate Crawford (Hawley,
Mass.) was ninth and Molly Gray (Newbury, Vt.) was 15th.

In the alpine races, Ashley Spina (Guildhall, Vt.) finished fourth in the
womenıs giant slalom, just ahead of teammate Hilary McCloy (Bethel, Maine).
Amy Cochran (Keene, N.H.) finikshed seventh while Jamie Kingsbury
(Waitsfield, Vt.) was 10th.

In the menıs GS race, Vermontıs Greg Hardy (Stratton, Vt.) finished second
to Colbyıs Warner Nickerson while Evan Weiss of Dartmouth was third.
Catamount Paul Epstein (Carlisle, Mass.) was 12th.

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