Kline 21st, Bailey 29th at NCAA meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 9, 2007
JACKSON, N.H. ­-- Colby College Nordic skier Nick Kline (Cape Elizabeth/Cape Elizabeth, Maine) closed out the Nordic skiing portion of the NCAA Skiing Championships by placing 21st in the men’s 20-kilometer freestyle classic on Friday at the Jackson Cross Country Center.

Colby teammate Fred Bailey (Telstar Regional/Andover, Maine) placed 29th for the Mules.

Kline had a time of 58:24.4, while Bailey finished the mass start race at 59:27.4. Kline was fifth among skiers from the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA).

In Friday’s opening day of Nordic skiing, Bailey placed 20th and Kline was 25th in the 10-kilometer freestyle technique event.

Colby men’s alpine skiers Jody Centauro (Green Mountain Valley School/Beaconsfield, Quebec) and Josh Kernan (Mount Washington Valley/Shelburne, N.H.) close out the NCAA meet Saturday with slalom runs starting at 9 a.m.

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