Fields takes second, Amber and Eastman both 10th for Mules

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.

In the women's 10K mass start, Olivia Amber and Amy Bianco were both in the top 15.
 

Fields (pictured), a sophomore, had a time of 49 minutes, 48.6 seconds to record his best finish as a collegiate skier. Dartmouth College's Fabian Stocek edged Fields with a 49:38.3 clocking. 

Silas Eastman, who had a fourth in Friday's 10K race, took seventh place among Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) racers. He had time of 50:45.5 to help the Mules finish third among EISA teams with 90 points. University of Utah competed for a second straight day and had three skiers in the top eight.
 

Carter Hall took 33rd place for the Mules in 53:38.5 and Ian Liphart was tight with him at 53:38.6 for 34th place.

Among EISA skiers, Amber finished in 10th place in 45:01.3 and Bianco took 13th with a 45:24.7.
 

The Colby women took fifth among EISA schools with a score of 63. The Mules finished first among the five NESCAC schools competing.

U. New Hampshire Carnival

Men's 20K mass start team scores

1. Williams 111

2. Dartmouth 100

3. Colby 90

4. U. Vermont 88

5. Middlebury 67

6. U. New Hampshire 60

7. Bates 56

8. Bowdoin 51

9. Harvard 29

10. St. Lawrence 24

11. Saint Michael's 17

12. Maine-Presque Isle 11

Colby men's results

2. Zane Fields, 49:48.6

7. Silas Eastman, 50:45.5

33. Carter Hall, 53:38.5

34. Ian Liphart, 53:38.6

43. Sam Sinkler, 54:42.1

45. Scott Harrison, 54:54.1

47. Gabe Forest, 55:02.5

49. Andrew Egger, 55:20.8

81. Jackson Hall, 57:55.0

 

Women's 15K mass start team scores

1. U. Vermont 119

2. Dartmouth 113

3. U. Hampshire 71

4. Harvard 69

5. Colby 63

6. Bates 59

7. Williams 55

8. Middlebury 46

8. Bowdoin 46

10. St. Lawrence 32

11. Saint Michael's 12

12. Maine-Presque Isle 10

Colby women's results

10. Olivia Amber, 45:01.3

13. Amy Bianco, 45:24.7

49. Skylar Tupper, 50:01.4

53. Vivian Hawkinson, 50:15.8

63. Lilly Naimie, 52:07.2

66. Kat Chenail, 52:35.5

Men's relay team fourth
February 10, 2017 Men's relay team fourth