Skiing Gears up for Middlebury Carnival

Photo by Gil Talbot
Photo by Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Entering its final week of competition before EISA Regional Championships, the Harvard ski team heads to Hancock, Vermont for the Middlebury Carnival, Feb. 15-16. Alpine and nordic competition will be held at the Middlebury Snow Bowl and the Rikert Nordic Center, respectively.

Event: Middlebury Carnival
Feb. 15-16
Middlebury Snow Bowl (alpine), Rikert Nordic Center (nordic)
Hancock, Vt. (alpine/nordic)
Start Times:
9:30 a.m. (alpine), 10 a.m. (nordic)
9:30 a.m. (alpine), 10 a.m. (nordic)
Start lists and results:
click here.

What to Know
-Last weekend, the Crimson finished strong at the Dartmouth Carnival despite rain and icy conditions, picking up a ninth-place finish in a field of 15 schools.
-Nellie Ide and Emma Ryan overcame high winds to contest both slalom runs at Dartmouth to pick up 37th and 38th place finishes, respectively.
-On the nordic side, the men's and women's teams earned top-10 finishes in Dartmouth's 10K/15K events, with the men earning seventh overall and the women picking up sixth.
-Due to cancellations of the giant slalom last weekend, the alpine time will be racing a makeup event on Sunday, Feb. 17. Points earned will count towards EISA and NCAA scoring.

Up Next
The Crimson heads to Maine to contest the EISA Regional Championships at Bates College, Feb. 22-23.