Men's Nordic team finishes strong third

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 18, 2008
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Nick Kline had his best performance of the young season by placing third overall in the 10-kilometer freestyle event to help the Colby College men's Nordic ski team place third at the St. Lawrence University Ski Carnival on Friday at Mount Van Hoevenberg.

Kline led the first two laps of the race and finished with a time of 24 minutes, 43.4 seconds. First-year skier Wyatt Fereday took seventh place in 25:05.1 and Matt Briggs made it three skiers in the top 10 by placing 10th in 25:16.8. Sam Mathes was 14th for the Mules in 25:25.4, while Austin Ross was 17th in 25:38.0.

Dartmouth and Middlebury finished in a tie for first place with 80 points and Colby had 73 to beat fourth place Bates by 20 points.

In the women's 5-kilometer race, Kathleen Maynard took 14th place for Colby in 14:47.2 to help the Mules place eighth.

Men's 10K freestyle team scores

1. (tie) Dartmouth and Middlebury, 80; 3. Colby, 73; 4. Bates, 53; 5. New Hampshire, 43; 6. Williams, 38; 7. Vermont, 35; 8. Bowdoin, 29; 9. St. Lawrence 28; 10. Saint Michael's 5

Men's 10K freestyle results for Colby

3. Nick Kline, 24:43.4; 7. Wyatt Fereday, 25:05.1; 10. Matt Briggs, 25:16.8; 14. Sam Mathes, 25:25.4; 17. Austin Ross, 25:38.0; 29. Silas Gill, 26:05.9; 36. John Swain, 26:20.2; 53. Peter Rummel, 26:46.2; 62. Michael Collins, 27:01.2

Women's 5K freestyle team scores

1. Dartmouth, 86; 2. Middlebury, 74; 3. New Hampshire, 59; 4. Williams, 55; 5. Vermont, 50; 6. St. Lawrence, 43; 7. Bates, 42; 8. Colby, 35; 9. Bowdoin 15; 10. Saint Michael's, 6

Women's 5K freestyle results for Colby

14. Kathleen Maynard, 14:47.2; 36. Jennie Brentrup, 15:29.9; 52. Lexie Praggastis, 16:04.3; 53. Megan Cornwall, 16:05.1; 60. Linnea Rooke, 16:27.9; 80. Abby Finkel, 17:43.2

       

 
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