PSU Ski Teams finish 11/12 in Slalom at Williams Carnival

PSU Ski Teams finish 11/12 in Slalom at Williams Carnival

Martin, Price both finish in 32nd for Panthers

            HANCOCK, Mass. – Sophomores Logan Martin (Edwards, Colo.) and Allison Price (Rutland, Vt.) were the top finishers for Plymouth State University as the Panthers' alpine ski team competed in the slalom at the Williams College Carnival at Jiminy Peak on Saturday.

            Martin posted the 40th fastest time in the first run, finishing in 1:01.72, before putting together a second run of 57.75 for a combined 1:59.47 to earn the 32nd place finish.

            Sophomore Michael Townsend (Ogden, Utah) was the other Panther men's skier to finish both runs. He followed up a 1:04.55 first run with a second run of 1:00.31 for a combined time of 2:04.86 to finish 44th among the field of 87.

            Price was the top female skier for the sixth straight race. She posted the 34th fastest time in each of her two runs, finishing in 1:04.19 and 1:12.27. Her combined time of 2:16.46 left her in 32nd. Sophomore Rachael Kosik (Goodrich, Mich.) had runs of 1:11.52 and 1:21.96 for a combined 2:33.48 to finish 51st in the field of 71.

            Dartmouth College won the men's team title with 127 points, with the University of Vermont (111) and Saint Michael's College (88) rounding out the top three. PSU finished 11th with 23 points, ahead of Harvard University and Colby-Sawyer College.

            Dartmouth and UVM also finished one-two in the women's team standings. The Big Green accumulated 125 points, with UVM (106) and the University of New Hampshire (100) making up the top three. Plymouth State finished with 20 points ahead of Colby-Sawyer.

            The Panthers will travel to the Middlebury Snow Bowl next weekend for the EISA Championships. Slalom races will take place Friday (Feb. 23), with giant slalom to follow on Saturday (Feb. 24).





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