Golovkina in top 10 for Nordic skiers in opener

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 14, 2011
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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Olga Golovkina started the season off with a top-10 finish by placing ninth for the Colby College women's Nordic ski team and Jake Barton was the top finisher for the men at the opening meet of the season at the St. Lawrence Ski Carnival on Friday at Mount Van Hovenberg. 

Golovkina finished in a time of 19 minutes, 36.4 seconds in the women's 6-kilometer classic race. Lizzie Anderson placed 26th for the Mules in 20:27.5. 

Barton had the top finish for the Colby men in 28:29.6 to place 21st overall. Paco DeFrancis was two spots behind in 23rd in 28:37.4. 

Both Colby teams placed sixth overall in team results in the 14-team fields. 

Women's 6K Classic team scores       

1. Vermont 138; 2. New Hampshire 104; 3. Dartmouth 100; 4. (tie) Williams and Middlebury 76; 6. Colby 66; 7. Bates 65; 8. St. Lawrence 59; 9. Harvard 56; 10. Laval 31; 11. Bowdoin 24; 12. Maine-Presque Isle 15; 13. (tie) Clark and Saint Michael's 6

Colby women's results       

9. Olga Golovkina, 19:36.4; 26. Lizzie Anderson, 20:27.5; 39. Missy Krause, 20:46.8; 51. Molly Susla, 21:46.6; 55. Emma Donohoe, 22:43.2; 61. Sarah Brockett, 23:42.0;   

Men's 10K Classic team scores       

1. Vermont 131; 2. Dartmouth 123; 3. Williams 97; 4. Middlebury 87; 5. New Hampshire 81; 6. Colby 65; 7. Harvard 60; 8. Laval 41; 9. Bowdoin 37; 10. St. Lawrence 33; 11. Bates 27; 12. Maine-Presque Isle 22; 13. Clark 11; 14. Saint Michael's 7

Colby men's results       

21. Jake Barton, 28:29.6; 23. Paco DeFrancis, 28:37.4; 38. Wyatt Fereday, 29:17.4; 41. Corey Park, 29:27.2; 47. Jared Supple, 29:45.6; 51. Levin Zars, 30:11.0;                   


 
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