Harvard Skiing Wraps Up Regular Season at Middlebury Carnival

Harvard Skiing Wraps Up Regular Season at Middlebury Carnival
Senior Rachel Hampton performed well with two-top 25 finishes at the Middlebury Carnival this weekend (Gil Talbot).

– The Harvard skiing team concluded its regular season with a 10th-place finish at the Middlebury Carnival in Middlebury, Vermont this weekend. 

Harvard earned 10th out of the 15-team field, collecting its fourth top-ten finish of the season. Senior Rachel Hampton and freshman William Rhatigan led the Crimson with top finishes in their events, including top-10 marks in the classic sprint relays.

Hampton, along with sophomore Hannah Hardenbergh, picked up ninth overall in the women's classic relay sprint with a combined time of 24:09.6. Hampton also led the Crimson in the 15K FS, taking home 22nd after crossing the finish line in 42:54.3. Hardenbergh was close behind, recording 33rd overall in 44:27.5.

Rhatigan and senior Devlin Shea notched a top-ten finish in the men's classic relay sprint, earning ninth after posting a combined time of 22:03.0. Rhatigan led the Crimson with a 31st-place finish in 50:09.1 in the 20K FS, and Shea tallied 42nd at 51:29.3. Senior Ian Meyer was solid as well, placing 40th overall with a final time of 50:57.2.

Junior Kelly Steeves collected the top finishes for the alpine squad, taking 35th overall in the women's slalom with a combined run time of 1:48.75, and 33rd in the giant slalom (2:12.74).

Harvard skiing will be back in action for the NCAA Regional Championships in Rumford, Maine next weekend, Feb. 24-25.