Middlebury College nordic skier Kelsey Phinney (Boulder, Colo.) has been named the EISA Nordic Skier of the Week. Last weekend in the opening carnival of the season hosted by Bates, Phinney finished second in the classic sprint races. Her qualifying time beat the entire field by nearly five seconds. On Saturday, she took home the title in the 5K freestyle event, covering the course with a time of 12:13. She and her teammates return to action this Saturday and Sunday at the Colby Carnival.