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PSU Ski Teams place seventh in GS at UNH Carnival at Mittersill

PSU Ski Teams place seventh in GS at UNH Carnival at Mittersill

Kuus, Einarsdottir post top-10 finishes for Panthers

            FRANCONIA, N.H. – Freshman Karl Kuus (Toronto, Ont.) and sophomore Freydis Einarsdottir (Gardabaer, Iceland) posted top-10 finishes for the Plymouth State University alpine ski teams Friday as the Panthers raced in the giant slalom at the University of New Hampshire Winter Carnival at MIttersill Alpine Resort at Cannon Mountain.

            Kuus placed ninth out of 80 skiers in the men's race, while Einarsdottir finished 10th out of 80 on the women's side. They helped the Panthers finish seventh out of 13 teams in both the men's and women's team standings.

 

THE BASICS

Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) Giant Slalom

Univ. of New Hampshire Carnival, Mittersill Alpine Resort, Franconia, N.H. – Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Plymouth State Men – 7th of 13 Teams; Plymouth State Women – 7th of 13 Teams

Team Scores:

WOMEN'S 1) DAR 129 2) UVM 117 3) BAT 84 4) UNH 80 5) MID 71 6) SMC 70 7) PSU 65 8) CBC 56 9) WIL 39 10) CSC 38 11) SLU 26 12) BC 20 13) HAR 17

MEN'S 1) DAR 136 2) UVM 103 3) UNH 96 4) CSC 80 5) SMC 72 6) CBC 60 7) MID 53 7) SLU 53 7) PSU 53 10) WIL 47 11) BC 26 12) BAT 14 13) HAR 8

 

PSU HIGHLIGHTS

* Both Kuus and Einarsdottir bounced back with strong performances in the giant slalom after posting a DNF in the season debut a week ago.

* Two other Panthers finished in the top 33 in the women's race, as freshman Allison Price (Rutland, Vt.) took 24th and senior Charlotte Lemgart (Vaerloese, Denmark) crossed the line in 33rd.

* Three Panther men posted two clean runs and finished between 34th and 41st – junior Bryce Eller (Mammoth Lakes, Calif.) in 34th, senior Kyle Farrow (Collingwood, Ont.) in 37th, and freshman Logan Martin (Edwards, Colo.) in 41st.

* Dartmouth College captured both the men's and women's team standings, outscoring runner-up University of Vermont in both genders.

 

NEXT RACE

* The UNH Carnival continues on Saturday at Mittersill with men's and women's slalom races.

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