2017 Alpine Skiing News

  • Bartlett Named VARA Collegiate Alpine Skier of the Year
    October 27, 2017
    Middlebury College junior alpine skier Caroline Bartlett (London, Ont.) was recently honored as the Collegiate Alpine Skier of the Year by the Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA) at the organization’s annual gala on October 14. This award is presented to a Vermont college or university alpine ski racer for their accomplishments at the regional and national level, for their devotion to the sport of alpine ski racing, for team leadership, camaraderie, sportsmanship and overall character.
  • Middlebury Named Host Site For 2021 NCAA Skiing Championships
    April 18, 2017
    Middlebury College has been named the host school for the 2021 NCAA Skiing Championships, which will take place from March 10-13. This will mark the sixth time (1961, 1972, 1988, 2001, 2013) the school has been the site for the championship. The Snow Bowl will host the alpine races, while the Rikert Nordic Center will serve as the location for the nordic events.
  • Cone Earns All-American Honors
    March 16, 2017
    Middlebury alpine skier Rob Cone (Killington, Vt.) has earned second-team All-American honors. The senior accomplished the feat at the recent NCAA Championships hosted by the University of New Hampshire. Cone finished sixth overall in the giant slalom on day one of the championships.
  • Alpine Action Concludes at NCAA Skiing Championships
    March 10, 2017
    The 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships has come to an end after Saturday's nordic races at the Jackson Ski Touring Center. Utah took home the national title with 541.5 points, followed by Colorado (525), Denver (524) and Dartmouth (400). The Panthers earned 94 points overall to finish in 14th place. The four-day event was hosted by the University of New Hampshire.
  • NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team Members Honored
    March 09, 2017
    The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) has announced its 2016-17 Winter All-Academic Selections. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution. The following are Middlebury's 128 representatives, the highest among the 11 conference institutions.
  • Cone Leads Alpine Racers on Day One at NCAA Championships
    March 08, 2017
    One day is complete at the 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships hosted by the University of New Hampshire. The giant slalom event opened the event, with action taking place on a snowy Cannon Mountain in Franconia, N.H.
  • Six Skiers Qualify For NCAA Championships
    February 28, 2017
    Middlebury won’t have far to travel for the 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships hosted by the University of New Hampshire from March 8-11. Alpine events will take place at Cannon Mountain in Franconia, while the nordic races will be held at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson.
  • Three Alpine Racers Earn EISA Honors
    February 28, 2017
    Three members of the Middlebury alpine ski team were honored when the All-East awards were announced by the Eastern Intercollegiate Skiing Association (EISA). Senior Rob Cone (Killington, Vt.) was named to the first team, while senior Colin Hayes (Evergreen, Colo.) and sophomore Caroline Bartlett (London, Ont.) earned second-team honors. The three will be a part of Middlebury’s NCAA Team that will travel to New Hampshire for the 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships from March 8-11 hosted by the University of New Hampshire.
  • Nine Skiers Earn Academic Honors
    February 28, 2017
    Nine members of the Middlebury Ski Team have earned academic honors from the U.S. Collegiate Ski Coaches Association (USCSCA). To be a member of the all-academic team, you must carry a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Alpine honorees include: Jackie Atkins, Caroline Bartlett, Bridget Currier, Rob Cone, Christopher McKenna and Jack Schibli. On the nordic side, Katie Feldman, Kaitlin Fink and Orli Schwartz were named to the squad.
  • Cone Wins as Ski Team Places Third at EISA Championships
    February 25, 2017
    The Middlebury ski teams placed third overall for the third-straight weekend, accomplishing the feat at the EISA Championships hosted by Bates at Sunday River and Black Mountain. Dartmouth won the title with 896 points, followed by UVM (820), the Panthers (659) and UNH (634). Individual qualifiers will return to action from March 8-11 at the NCAA Championships hosted by the University of New Hampshire.
  • Day One in the Books at EISA Championships
    February 24, 2017
    One day of racing is complete at the 2017 Bates Carnival, which also serves as the EISA Championships and an NCAA Regional. Alpine races are taking place at Sunday River, while the nordic races are being contested at Black Mountain. Dartmouth leads the event with 464 points, followed by UVM (417), Middlebury (358) and UNH (308). Action resumes on Saturday with the slalom races as well as the women's 15K and men's 20K freestyle events.
  • Ski Teams Finish Third at Own Carnival - Bartlett Wins GS Title
    February 18, 2017
    The Middlebury ski team placed third overall for the second-straight week, earning 750 points at their own carnival. Dartmouth won the event with 1,027 points, followed by UVM (816), while UNH (648) was fourth. Caroline Bartlett picked up her third giant slalom win of the season to highlight Saturday's winter carnival races. Alpine events were held at the Snow Bowl, while the nordic events were contested at the Rikert Nordic Center. The Panthers return to action next weekend at the EISA Championships hosted by Bates.
  • Action at 94th Winter Carnival Underway - Cone Wins Slalom
    February 17, 2017
    The Middlebury ski teams are hosting the 94th annual winter carnival at the Snow Bowl and Rikert Nordic Center. After one day of competition, Dartmouth leads with 498 points, followed by Vermont (425), the Panthers (365) and Williams (329). Rob Cone highlighted Friday's action, taking home first-place honors in the slalom to lead the team to the victory. Action continues on Saturday with the GS races as well as men's and women's relay events on the nordic side.
  • Ski Teams Set to Host Winter Carnival
    February 15, 2017
    Middlebury College will host its 94th annual winter carnival on Friday-Saturday, February 17-18. Nordic events will be contested at the Rikert Nordic Center, while the alpine events will be held at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl.
  • Ski Team Earns Season-Best Finish at Dartmouth
    February 11, 2017
    The Middlebury ski team turned in its best performance of the winter, finishing third overall at the Dartmouth Carnival. UVM won the event with 900 points, followed by Dartmouth (864), Middlebury (675) and UNH (656). The Panthers return to action next weekend when they host the Middlebury Carnival on Friday and Saturday.
  • Ski Team Third After One Day at Dartmouth - Cone Wins GS
    February 10, 2017
    The Middlebury ski team is in third place after one day of racing at the Dartmouth Carnival. Rob Cone highlighted action on the first day, capturing the giant slalom race for the men’s alpine team, which placed second overall. Dartmouth leads with 456 points, followed by UVM (416), Middlebury (341) and UNH (301). Action resumes on Saturday with nordic events as well as the slalom races.
  • Action Concludes at Vermont Carnival
    February 04, 2017
    The University of Vermont Carnival is complete with Dartmouth taking home the title with 923 points. UNH placed second (728), followed by UVM (696), while Middlebury finished sixth (598). Alpine events took place at Stowe, while the nordic races transpired at the Trapp Family Lodge. The Panthers return to action next weekend when they compete in the Dartmouth Carnival.
  • Bartlett Takes GS Title on Day One at Vermont Carnival
    February 03, 2017
    Middlebury is tied for third place after one day of action at the University of Vermont Carnival. Dartmouth leads with 460 points, followed by UVM (352), UNH (331) and the Panthers (321). Caroline Bartlett led the women’s alpine team on day one with a victory in the giant slalom. Action resumes on Saturday with the men’s and women’s 10K classic races and the slalom events.
  • Ski Teams Battle Back to Finish Fourth at New Hampshire
    January 28, 2017
    The Middlebury ski teams finished fourth overall with 546 points at the University of New Hampshire Carnival. Dartmouth won the event with 903 points, followed by UVM (845) and UNH (659). The men's alpine team highlighted day two with a second-place finish in the slalom. Carnival action continues next weekend as the teams take part in the University of Vermont Carnival.
  • Day One Complete at UNH Carnival
    January 27, 2017
    The Panther ski teams returned to the carnival circuit on Friday, with day one of competition at the University of New Hampshire Carnival. Dartmouth holds the lead after day one with 455 points, while Middlebury holds down the sixth spot (252). Action continues on Saturday with the slalom and the women’s 15K and men’s 20K freestyle events. The nordic races were contested at the Jackson Touring Center, while alpine races took place at Cannon Mountain.
  • Action Concludes at St. Lawrence Carnival
    January 21, 2017
    The Middlebury ski teams concluded their opening carnival of the season with a fifth-place finish at the St. Lawrence Carnival. Dartmouth won the event with 961 points, followed by UVM (830), UNH (647), Colby (595) and the Panthers (591). Alpine events were held at Whiteface, while the nordic races were contested at Mt. Vanhoevenberg. The Panthers return to action next weekend at the UNH Carnival.
  • Panthers Strong On Day One of St. Lawrence Carnival Led by Bartlett's GS Win
    January 20, 2017
    The Middlebury ski teams opened their 2017 carnival season by taking part in the St. Lawrence Carnival. Alpine events were held at Whiteface, while the nordic races took place at Mt. Vanhoevenberg. Caroline Bartlett claimed her first-career carnival title on the women's side, while the Panther men's alpine team placed six racers in the top 15 on day one.
  • 2017 Alpine Skiing Season Preview
    October 21, 2016
    The Middlebury alpine ski teams both return strong groups to the slopes in 2017. The Panthers welcome four men with NCAA experience and two women who participated a year ago. With a veteran core, along with some first-year women expected to contribute, the Panthers look poised to claim a carnival title this season and send a full squad of six racers to the NCAA Championships.