Nottonson's All-American Effort Paces Nordic Squad at NCAA Championships

Lewis Nottonson placed 10th to earn All-American status (Jamie Schwaberow-NCAA photos).
Lewis Nottonson placed 10th to earn All-American status (Jamie Schwaberow-NCAA photos).

Middlebury finished 10th overall at the 2019 NCAA Skiing Championships hosted by the University of Vermont. Utah won the national title with 530.5 points, followed by Vermont (476) and Colorado (455). Middlebury completed the four-day event with 150 points overall. Middlebury's Lewis Nottonson earned All-American honors, highlighting Friday's competition. Alpine events took place at the Stowe Mountain Resort, while nordic events were contested at the Trapp Family Lodge.

Nottonson's All-American performance came with a 10th-place finish in the 20K classical race, where he finished in 56:56. Next for the Panthers was Peter Wolter, who crossed the line in 30th place with a time 59:15. Sam Wood rounded out the Middlebury racers with a 35th-place effort, covering the course in 1:00.05.

Avery Ellis was Middlebury's top female finisher in the 15K classical race, completing the circuit in 49:40, good for 18th place overall. Annika Landis was next for the Panthers, holding down the 25th spot in 50:25. Three spots back was Alexandra Lawson, who came in with a time of 50:39 to place 28th overall.