Panther skiers vie in NCAA meet

DURHAM, N.H. — The Middlebury College ski team finished 14th with 94 points at last week’s four-day NCAA ski championship, which concluded on Saturday and was hosted by the University of New Hampshire at Cannon Mountain and the Jackson Ski Touring Center.
Utah took home the title with 541.5 points, followed by Colorado (525), Denver (524) and Dartmouth (400). The Panthers earned 94 points to finish in 14th place.
In the final day of alpine action, 2015 giant slalom champion Rob Cone led the slalom in 55:68 after the first run, but slipped into ninth place with a two-run time of 1:50.61. Colin Hayes finished in 25th, and Devon Cardamone was forced to hike on his second run and ended up 30th. The Panther men finished seventh in the event.
On the women’s side, Caroline Bartlett and Jackie Atkins both fell on their second runs, but were able to complete the race to earn the Panthers team points, good for ninth place. Bartlett finished 22nd in 2:03.66, while Atkins was 23rd in 2:04.05.
In the second day of Nordic skiing, the Panthers’ lone eligible skier, Lewis Nottonson, took 26th in 48:29 in the 20-kilometer freestyle race. 
In the opening day of alpine skiing, Cone paced the Middlebury men in the giant slalom by taking sixth as the Panthers finished eighth. Cone moved up after his first run to finish with a two-run time of 2:14.10. Hayes took 28th in 2:18.91. 
In the women’s giant slalom the Panthers finished in 10th. Bartlett, who had won three GS titles at eastern carnivals this season, finished the race in 18th place in 2:21.54. Atkins fell on her second run.
In the first day of Nordic racing, Nottonson took 35th in the men’s 10K classic in 26:27.

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