Four top-10 finishes for Nordic ski program in 10K at UVM

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.

Zane Fields placed sixth and Silas Eastman was behind him in seventh for the men's team. Meanwhile, Amy Bianco took seventh place and Olivia Amber was slightly behind in eighth for the Colby women.
 

"I'm excited to have our top skiers skiing so consistently and to be vying for top team carnival finishes with our alpine team," Colby head coach Tracey Cote said.   Fourth overall team scores on the heels of the bigger Division I schools is really exciting for our programs. Now we need to work to get some of our younger skiers up a bit farther on the results sheet."

The women had 82 points in taking third place behind University of New Hampshire (135), and Dartmouth College (123). The Mules beat University of Vermont (80) and were first among the five NESCAC skiing schools.
 

Bianco finished in 34 minutes, 53.1 seconds and Amber was at 34:53.6. 

 

The Colby men finished in fifth place with 86 points and took second among NESCAC schools. 

Fields had a time of 30:45.6 and Eastman was a place behind in seventh at 30:49.6.
 

U. Vermont Carnival

Women's 10K classic team scores

1. U. New Hampshire 135

2. Dartmouth 123

3. Colby 82

4. U. Vermont 80

5. Bates 74

6. Williams 66

7. Middlebury 65

8. Harvard 63

9. Bowdoin 46

10. St. Lawrence 40

11. Laval 18

12. Saint Michael's 17

13. Maine-Presque Isle 11

Colby women's 10K results

7. Amy Bianco, 34:53.1

8. Olivia Amber, 34:56.6

43. Skylar Tupper, 37:31.5

52. Julia Lazzaroni, 38:11.8

56. Kat Chenail, 38:43.9

66. Annika Martell, 39::21.7

70. Talia Seltzer, 39:33.8

 

Men's 10K classic team scores

1. Williams 109

2. Dartmouth 101

3. U. New Hampshire 96

4. U. Vermont 91

5. Colby 86

6. Bowdoin 83

7. Middlebury 73

8. St. Lawrence 44

9. Bates 40

10. Harvard 36

11. Maine-Presque Isle 29

12. Saint Michael's 20

13. Laval 14

Colby men's 10K results

6. Zane Fields, 30:45.9

7. Silas Eastman, 30:49.6

41. Scott Harrison, 32:09.4

43. Carter Hall, 32:12.3

48. Andrew Egger, 32:22.1

50. Sam Sinkler, 32:29.8

53. Ian Liphart, 32:35.8

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