2017 Colby College Nordic Skiing News

  • Haskell, Reid named top athletes at Colby Senior Awards Ceremony
    May 18, 2017
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Mardi Haskell and Carl Reid combined for six All-American honors and Tuesday shared the spotlight as the winners of the Ellsworth "Bill" Millett Award at the 29th Annual Colby College Senior Awards Ceremony.
  • Four Colby Nordic skiers all in top 20, ski program 10th in the country
    March 11, 2017
    JACKSON, N.H. -- The Colby College Nordic ski team had all four skiers in the top 20 on the final day of the NCAA Division I Skiing Championships at the Jackson Touring Center on Saturday.
  • Amber 18th, Eastman 25th for Nordic skiers at NCAA meet
    March 09, 2017
    JACKSON, N.H. -- Colby College's Olivia Amber placed 18th in the women's race and Silas Eastman took 25th among the men in classical Nordic ski racing at the NCAA Division I Championships on Thursday.
  • Colby has 83 student-athletes on NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team
    March 09, 2017
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Will McBrian was one of only five New England Small College Athletic Conference student-athletes to earn All-NESCAC honors in their sport, NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team honors, and NESCAC Winter Sportsmanship honors.
  • Four Nordic skiers on All-East team, set for NCAA meet
    March 06, 2017
    WATERVILLE, Maine --- Olivia Amber, Amy Bianco, Silas Eastman, and Zane Fields of the Colby College Nordic ski program all earned Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) All-East Second Team honors.
  • Big final EISA race for Amber, Bianco, Eastman at Easterns
    February 25, 2017
    RUMFORD, Maine -- Colby College's Olivia Amber, Amy Bianco, and Silas Eastman made their final Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) race one to remember at the Eastern Championships/Bates Carnival at Black Mountain Resort on Saturday.
  • Amber fourth for women's Nordic ski team at Eastern meet
    February 24, 2017
    RUMFORD, Maine -- Colby College All-American Olivia Amber finished fourth in the women's 5-kilometer event at the Eastern Nordic Ski Championships/Bates Carnival on Friday at Black Mountain Resort.
  • Nordic skiers compete in sprint relay
    February 18, 2017
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Amy Bianco and Olivia Amber joined forces to finish in sixth place for the Colby College women's Nordic ski team in classic sprint relay racing on Saturday at Rikert Nordic Center.
  • Nordic skiers stay consistent with more top-10 finishes
    February 17, 2017
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- The Colby College Nordic skiers continued to stay at the top of the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association races after Zane Fields finished third in the men's race at the Middlebury Carnival on Friday.
  • Amber, Eastman lead Nordic skiers
    February 11, 2017
    HANOVER, N.H. -- Olivia Amber was seventh for the Colby College Nordic ski women's team and Silas Eastman placed eighth for the men as both teams took fifth place in racing at the Dartmouth Carnival on Saturday.
  • Men's relay team fourth
    February 10, 2017
    HANOVER, N.H. -- The relay team of Silas Eastman, Carter Hall, and Zane Fields placed fourth overall for the Colby College men's Nordic ski team in 3 x 5-kilometer racing on Friday at the Craftsbury Nordic Center.
  • Four top-10 finishes for Nordic ski program in 10K at UVM
    February 04, 2017
    STOWE, Vt. -- Four Colby College skiers earned top-10 finishes and the women's team placed third in 10-kilometer classic racing at the University of Vermont Carnival at the Trapp Family Lodge on Saturday.
  • Nordic teams sprint at UVM meet
    February 03, 2017
    STOWE, Vt. -- Amy Bianco led the Colby College women's Nordic ski team with a 13th-place finish and Zane Fields was 14th for the men in sprint racing at the University of Vermont Carnival at the Trapp Family Lodge on Friday.
  • Fields takes second, Amber and Eastman both 10th for Mules
    January 28, 2017
    JACKSON, N.H. -- Colby College men's Nordic skier Zane Fields came within a photo finish of winning his first collegiate carnival race after taking second place in the men's 20-kilometer mass start on Saturday at the University of New Hampshire Carnival at the Jackson Touring Center.
  • Eastman takes fourth, Amber seventh for Nordic skiers at UNH
    January 27, 2017
    JACKSON, N.H. -- Silas Eastman tied his best finish ever by placing fourth for the Colby College men's Nordic ski team and Olivia Amber took seventh place for the women in racing at the University of New Hampshire Carnival at the Jackson Touring Center on Friday.
  • Four top-10 finishes for Nordic ski teams, men finish third
    January 21, 2017
    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Zane Fields and Silas Eastman had top-10 finishes for the Colby College men's Nordic ski team, while Amy Bianco and Olivia Amber did the same for the women at the St. Lawrence Carnival on Saturday.
  • Amber, Egger lead Nordic team
    January 20, 2017
    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Olivia Amber, Colby College first All-American in Nordic skiing, started the 2017 season by taking third place overall and second among collegiate skiers in the women's classic sprint at the St. Lawrence University Carnival on Friday.
  • Nordic skiers set for EISA season
    January 19, 2017
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College Nordic ski program hit new heights last year when Olivia Amber became the first male or female to earn All-American honors at the NCAA Division I Skiing Championships.
  • Nordic skiers race at U.S. nationals in Utah, Eastern Cup event
    January 15, 2017
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Olivia Amber is a first alternate for the Under-23 World Championships after she and other members of the Colby College Nordic ski program competed at the 2017 U.S. National Championships at Soldier Hollow in Utah.
  • Eastman fourth at Eastern Cup event
    December 19, 2016
    CRAFTSBURY, Vt. -- Colby College Nordic skier Silas Eastman (Chatham, N.H.) finished in fourth place overall at the two-day New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) Eastern Cup pursuit event at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Bloch named Nordic assistant coach
    November 11, 2016
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Jackson Bloch, a skier for Bowdoin College, has been named the new assistant coach for the Colby College Nordic ski programs.
  • CLASS OF 2016 PERSPECTIVE: Kim Bourne, women's Nordic skiing
    August 29, 2016
    Annual goals for a Nordic skier each year include getting stronger, getting faster, and improving your results. My senior year at Colby, I set goals for myself that followed this formula. Looking back, however, I’m not sure that I met a single one.
  • Nordic skier Fields to attend International Junior Camp
    July 20, 2016
    WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College men’s Nordic skier Zane Fields (Woodstock, Vt./Woodstock Union) joins a select group of United States junior skiers at the International Junior Camp in Norway from August 6-18.
  • Amber earns Nordic ski program's first All-American honor
    March 12, 2016
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Olivia Amber earned Colby College’s first-ever All-American honor in the history of the Nordic ski program after finishing ninth in the 15-kilometer mass start on Saturday at the NCAA Division I Skiing Championships.
  • Fields has solid debut at NCAA meet for men's Nordic skiers
    March 10, 2016
    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Colby College first-year Zane Fields, the youngest competitor among the Nordic men’s skiers, placed a strong 26th at the NCAA Division I Skiing Championships on Thursday.
  • Amber named to All-East Team, to NCAA meet with Bianco, Fields
    February 29, 2016
    WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College junior Olivia Amber was named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) All-East Second Team and will join Amy Bianco and Zane Fields at the NCAA Division I Skiing Championships.
  • Eastman, Amber, Bianco finish strong at Eastern meet
    February 28, 2016
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Olivia Amber and Amy Bianco finished off the regular season with two more top-20 performances and Silas Eastman capped off a big two days with another solid finish for the Colby College Nordic ski teams at the Eastern Championships at the Middlebury Snow Bowl on Sunday.