Men's Nordic team fourth behind Barton

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 25, 2012
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Olga Golovkina

STOWE, Vt. --- Jake Barton, Levin Zars, and Pace DeFrancis all had top-20 finishes and the Colby College men's Nordic ski team took a strong fourth overall in the 20-kilometer classic mass start race at the Eastern Championships/Middlebury College Carnival on Saturday at Trapp Family Lodge.
 
On the women's side, Olga Golovkina also was in the top 20 for Colby in placing 14th overall in the 15K event.
 
Barton continued his fine season by skiing to a seventh-place finish in 1 hour, 20 minutes, 20.2 seconds. Zars took 14th place in 1:20:55.3 and DeFrancis was strong in 18th with a 1:21:11.3. John Dixon took 23rd place for Colby in 1:22:10.2 and Corey Park made it five skiers in the top 30 in placing 28th with a 1:22:41.2.
 
The Colby men had a score of 89 and was by far in the top four. New Hampshire finished with 67 points in taking fifth place. Middlebury and Vermont tied for second place with 93 points.
 
Golovkina had a clocking of 1:07:40.1 in her 15K race. Lizzie Anderson took 33rd place with a 1:10:36.1 for the Mules, who were in seventh place.
 
Men's 20K classic mass start team scores
1. Dartmouth 132; 2. Middlebury and Vermont 93; 4. Colby 89; 5. New Hamsphire 67; 6. Williams 61; 7. Bates 57; 8. Maine-Presque Isle 55; 9. Bowdoin 52; 10. St. Lawrence 50; 11. Harvard 46; 12. Saint Michael's 17; 13. Clark 7
Colby men's results
7. Jake Barton, 1:20:20.2; 14. Levin Zars, 1:20:55.3; 18. Paco DeFrancis, 1:21:11.3; 23. John Dixon, 1:22:10.2; 28. Corey Park, 1:22:41.2; 40. Jared Supple, 1:24:07.3
 
Women's 15K classic mass start team scores
1. Vermont 127; 2. Dartmouth 116; 3. New Hampshire 95; 4. Bates 86; 5. Middlebury 81; 6. Williams 64; 7. Colby 53; 8. Harvard 52; 9. St. Lawrence 45; 10. Bowdoin 40; 11. Saint Michael's 31; 12. Maine-Presque Isle 17; 13. Clark 12
Colby women's results
14. Olga Golovkina, 1:07:40.1; 33. Lizzie Anderson, 1:10:36.1; 38. Molly Susla, 1:11:27.7; 40. Missy Krause, 1:11:39.2; 47. Emma Donohoe, 1:15:38.9; 51. Sarah Brockett, 1:17:01.4
 


 
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