Biedermann has best finish ever in taking fourth in slalom

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 21, 2012
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Natalie Biedermann

NEWRY, Maine --- Natalie Biedermann had the best performance of her collegiate career by placing fourth for the Colby College women's alpine team in the slalom at the Bates Carnival at Sunday River on Saturday.
 
She helped the Colby women finish second overall with a score of 93 in the 12-team field. Williams won the event with a score of 110.
 
Biedermann had a two-run total time of 1:46.79, while teammate Cassady Roberts took seventh place in 1:47.63 for two top-10 Mule performances. Brittney Ziebell took 23rd place in 1:54.45, Sierra Leavitt took 24th with a 1:54.47, and Jeanne Barthold finished 27th in 1:57.57.
 
The Colby men placed fifth on the day, despite having two key skiers not finish. Brian Morgan placed 13th in 1:49.75, Jim Ryan was 17th with a 1:50.54, Matt McKenna took 20th in 1:51.41, and Craig Marshall had a 1:52.01 for 22nd place.
 
Marc Massie had Colby's best first run with a 52.49, but was a did not finish on his second run. Will Randall also did not finish. 
 
Women's slalom team scores
1. Williams 110, 2. Colby 93, 3. Harvard 87, 4. Vermont 84, 5. Dartmouth 82, 6. St. Lawrence 71.5, 7. Middlebury 70, 8. Bates 58.5, 9. Saint Michael's 47, 10. Boston College 39, 11. New Hampshire 30. 12. Colby-Sawyer 22
Colby results
4. Natalie Biedermann, 1:46.79 (51.38, 55.41); 7. Cassady Roberts, 1:47.63 (52.10, 55.53); 23. Brittney Ziebell, 1:54.45 (56.51, 57.94), 24. Sierra Leavitt, 1:54.47 (55.51, 58.96); 27. Jeanne Barthold, 1:57.57 (57.37, 1:00.20), 31. Katie Houser, 2:02.14 (1:02.27, 59.87)
 
Men's slalom team scores
1. Vermont 141, 2. Middlebury 101, 3. New Hampshire 94, 4. Dartmouth 89, 5. Colby 76, 6. Saint Michael's 67, 7. Bates 50, 8. Williams 49, 9. St. Lawrence 45, 10. Colby-Sawyer 41, 11. Plymouth State 39, 12. Boston College 9
Colby results
13. Brian Morgan, 1:49.75 (52.90, 56.85); 17. Jim Ryan, 1:50.54 (53.63, 56.91); 20. Matt McKenna, 1:51.41 (53.68, 57.73); 22. Craig Marshall, 1:52.01 (54.57, 57.44);
 
 
         

 
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