Action Concludes at Vermont Carnival

Sam Wood paced the Panther men in ninth place.
Sam Wood paced the Panther men in ninth place.

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.

The women's alpine team highlighted day-two action, finishing third in the slalom. Caroline Bartlett led the Panthers with a 13th-place finish, earning a two-run time of 2:02.07. Katy Greene cracked the top 20 in 19th place, crossing the line with a total time of 2:03.74. Katie Utter was the other Panther to finish the race, placing 44th in 2:54.86 after having to hike on her second run.

Colin Hayes paced the Panther men in the slalom, taking home fourth-place honors with a time of 1:56.34. Placing 15th overall was Riley Plant in 1:58.98, while Christopher McKenna finished 21st with a time of 1:59.91.

Sam Wood broke into the top 10 in the men's 10K classic race, placing ninth overall with a time of 30:52. Adam Luban was next for the Panthers in 16th place (31:15), followed by Lewis Nottonson, who came in 32nd (31:56).

The women's nordic squad was led by Katie Feldman, who crossed the line in 35:54, good for 15th place. Cate Brams earned 22 points for her team, placing 22nd with a time of 36:16. Middlebury's final scorer was Orli Schwartz, whose time of 36:49 earned her 33rd place.