2017 Nordic Skiing News

  • 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 fifth time (1961, 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.
  • Panther Profile - Senior Adam Luban
    March 16, 2017
    Senior Nordic skier Adam Luban was a key contributor for the Panthers this winter, placing inside the top-25 spots during nine of the 12 races.
  • Nottonson Races on Final Day of NCAAs
    March 11, 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 127 representatives, the highest among the 11 conference institutions.
  • Nottonson Competes for Nordic Team on Day Two at NCAA Championships
    March 09, 2017
    Nordic action began on day two of the NCAA Skiing Championships hosted by the University of New Hampshire. Races took place at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, N.H. After two days of competition, Utah leads the field with 301.5 points, followed by Denver (265) and Colorado (240). Dartmouth is tops among east schools in fifth (170), while the Panthers sit in 13th place (43). Alpine action resumes on Friday with the slalom races beginning at 9:00 a.m.
  • Nine Skiers Earn Academic Honors
    March 01, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 - Relay Teams Place Third & Fourth
    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
    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
    February 10, 2017
    The Middlebury ski team is in third place after one day of racing at the Dartmouth Carnival. Rob Cone highlight 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.
  • Brams Paces Nordic Women 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.
  • Ski Teams Open Season at St. Lawrence
    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. The Panther men’s alpine team dominated the giant slalom on day one, placing three in the top five and five among the top nine finishers.
  • Hamilton & Lustgarten Earn Spots On U.S. Squad
    January 18, 2017
    Two former Middlebury nordic skiers have been named to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s cross country team that will compete at the 2017 Nordic World Ski Championships next month in Lahti, Finland. Simi Hamilton ’09 and Ben Lustgarten ’14 claimed two of the eight spots available on the squad.
  • 2017 Nordic Skiing Season Preview
    October 21, 2016
    The Middlebury nordic ski teams return to the course this winter looking to improve a squad that sent three racers to the NCAAs last spring. The men return their deepest, most talented and experienced group in years, while the women’s squad lost two key veterans and will return three skiers with carnival experience.
  • Barton Named Assistant Nordic Ski Coach
    July 01, 2016
    Middlebury College has announced the hiring of Kate Barton ’09 as the assistant nordic skiing coach. She comes to Middlebury from the Burke Mountain Academy, where she has served as the head nordic coach since 2012.