Last week alpine teams from 21 different colleges across the country sent their best athletes to the NCAA Championships at Middlebury College. Held at the Middlebury Snowbowl in Vermont, the two days of races featured a field of 34 men and 34 women. The Mules were well-represented—especially on the men’s team—by four athletes who all qualified from their performance at Carnival races throughout the season.
Natalie Biedermann ’12, Cassady Roberts ’13, and Jim Ryan ’14 competed at the NCAA Championships this past weekend.
Four alpine and one nordic skier qualified for the NCAA Championships.
This past weekend, the men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams traveled to the Trapp Family Lodge to compete in the Eastern Championships hosted by Middlebury College.
The Colby alpine ski team closed out its season this weekend with a two-day race series at Middlebury College.
This past Saturday, Feb. 18, the men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams competed in the Williams Carnival against 13 other teams.
The Colby alpine ski team had a consistent weekend of racing at Jiminy Peak for the Williams College Carnival.
This past weekend, Dartmouth College hosted the fourth series of Carnival races. At the end of the weekend, the Mules were in seventh place in the overall team standings.
Beginning with an intensive dry-land training program in November, the Mules have since left their mark on the slopes of Sunday River, Attitash and Stowe.
The men’s and women’s nordic skiing teams have gotten off to a solid start this season.
Waterville will be home to a new world-class ski facility on Quarry Road as a result of generous donations from the College and the Harold Alfond foundation.
Colby’s nordic ski team participated in its final carnival of the season this past weekend. With the Bates Carnival signaling the conclusion of their year, the Mules had one more shot to improve upon a season of work and, ideally, to qualify for one more race.
This past weekend marked the last carnival series of the season for the alpine team. Hosted by Bates College, the races— consisting of slalom on Saturday and giant slalom (GS) on Sunday—took place at the nearby Sunday River course.
Strange weather patterns and snow conditions plagued this weekend’s carnival at the Middlebury Snowbowl, but the Colby alpine ski teams still turned in strong performances that propelled them forward in the rankings.
Under the leadership of third-place finisher and captain Wyatt Fereday ’11, the Mules took second place in the 10-kilometer freestyle technique, thereby breaking Dartmouth College and the University of Vermont’s (UVM) streak of carnival dominance.
This weekend, each member of the Colby alpine ski team traveled for four-and-a-half hours to spend a total of four minutes racing down the slopes.
With just two carnivals left on the schedule, the Colby men’s and women’s nordic ski teams put on their best performances of the year at the Dartmouth College Ski Carnival this past weekend.
The snow is falling, and the ski season has begun for the Colby alpine and nordic ski teams. The nordic team was able to get some time on snow on the east coast over Thanksgiving break, while the alpine team traveled to Colorado for a week of training in the Rocky Mountains.