Skiing Records 10th-Place Finish At Saint Lawrence Carnival
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|Junior Robert Sitzer had a strong 50th-place
finish in Saturday's 15K free technique
(photo by Joe Connelly).
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - The Saint Michael's College ski team finished in 10th place on Saturday at the two-day, season-opening Saint Lawrence University Carnival, held at Whiteface Mountain and Mount Van Hoevenberg.
Freshman Tim Spangler (Summit, N.J./Summit/Univ. of Colorado) had the Purple Knights' best finish of the day, placing 17th in the men's slalom. Classmate Carl-Oscar Bredengen (Reistad, Norway/Donski VGS) finished 25th for Saint Michael's, while juniors Nathan Bryant (Lee, N.H./Oyster River) and J.D. Levine (Toronto, Ontario/National Ski Acad./King's College at Univ. of W. Ontario) recorded 27th and 29th-place finishes, respectively.
In the women's slalom, sophomore Gabbi Hall (Incline Village, Nev./Forest Charter School) led Saint Michael's with a 25th-place finish. Freshmen Kerstin Middleton (Greenland, N.H./Proctor Academy) and Kelly Waddle (Harpswell, Maine/Carrabassett Valley Academy) were 33rd and 36th, respectively, while junior Ashley langlands (Shelburne, N.H./Gorham Middle) took 37th.
In the women's 10-kilometer free technique, freshman Gabrielle Naranja (Fort Kent, Maine/Fort Kent Community) led the Purple Knights by placing 54th, while sophomore Katlyn Keane (Bethel, Maine/Telstar Regional) and junior Samantha Martell (Georgia, Vt./BFA-Saint Albans/Saint Lawrence Univ.) were 60th and 61st, respectively.
In the men's 15-kilometer free technique, junior Robert Sitzer (Lenox, Mass./Lenox Memorial) had a strong 50th-place finish for the Purple Knights.
Saint Michael's returns to action next Friday and Saturday at the Colby College Carnival.