Men's alpine team finishes fourth in giant slalom

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 21, 2011
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Cassady Roberts

CARRABASSET VALLEY, Maine --- The Colby College men's alpine team had three skiers in the top 13 and Cassady Roberts took 10th place for the women at the Colby Ski Carnival on Friday at Sugarloaf.

First-year skier Jim Ryan had runs of 1:03.65 and 1:03.20 for a two-run total time of 2:06.85 to lead the Mules. Brian Morgan was 10th in 2:07.01, with a team-best 1:03.01 opening run, while Matthew McKenna finished 13th in 2:07.55.

The Colby men finished in fourth place out of 10 teams with 91 points and were just two points out of third place and six out of third.

Roberts had runs of 1:05.43 and 1:07.87 for a 2:13.30 to earn her top-10 finish. Brittney Ziebell took 22nd place and Natalie Biedermann was just behind her in 23rd with a 2:17.69 in helping Colby place sixth.

Women's giant slalom team scores

                1. Vermont 141; 2. Dartmouth 102; 3. St. Lawrence 86; 4. Middlebury 80; 5. Williams 73; 6. Colby 70; 7. Bates 57; 8. Saint Michael's 54; 9. Harvard 39; 10. New Hampshire 29

Colby results

                10. Cassady Roberts, 2:13.30 (1:05.43, 1:07.87); 22. Brittney Ziebell, 2:17.47 (1:07.57, 1:09.90); 23. Natalie Biedermann, 2:17.69 (1:06.71, 1:10.98); 29. Katie Houser, 2:21.51 (1:09.10, 1:12.41); 32. Michelle Seares, 2:31.07 (1:06.11; 1:24.96);

Men's giant slalom team scores

                1. Vermont 132; 2. New Hampshire 97; 3. Middlebury 93; 4. Colby 91; 5. Dartmouth 85; 6. Bates 73; 7. St. Lawrence 65; 8. (tie) Williams and St. Michael's 52; 10. Harvard 37

Colby results

                8. Jim Ryan, 2:06.85 (1:03.65, 1:03.20); 10. Brian Morgan, 2:07.01 (1:03.01, 1:04.00); 13. Matthew McKenna, 2:07.55 (1:03.92, 1:03.63); 29. Justin Sperry, 2:16.63 (1:09.83, 1:06.80); 31. Marc Massie, 2:21.14 (1:03.90, 1:17.24);

               


 
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