Panthers to Send 10 Skiers to NCAA Championships

Panthers to Send 10 Skiers to NCAA Championships

The NCAA Men's and Women's Skiing Committee announced the 74 men and 74 women selected to participate in the 2015 National Collegiate Men's and Women's Skiing Championships, to be held March 11-14 at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York. The championships will be hosted by St. Lawrence and the Olympic Regional Development Authority. 

Nordic events will be held at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. The women's five-kilometer and men's 10-kilometer freestyle cross-country races will be conducted March 11. The women's 15-kilometer and men's 20-kilometer classical races will be held March 13. Alpine events will run at Whiteface Mountain. The men's and women's giant slaloms will be held March 12, with the men's and women's slaloms conducted March 14.

Middlebury qualified the maximum of three men and three women on the alpine side. Rob Cone, Christopher McKenna and Riley Plant will represent the men, while Mary Sackbauer, Katelyn Barclay and Elle Gilbert will ski for the women.

The women's nordic squad will send Stella Holt, Kelsey Phinney and Heather Mooney, while Patrick McElravey will represent the men.

A complete preview will be posted next week.