Sophomore Hannah Hardenbergh recorded two top-15 finishes at the St. Lawrence Carnival for the Crimson (Gil Talbot).
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The Harvard skiing team completed its opening weekend at the St. Lawrence Carnival in Lake Placid, New York, earning 10th amongst the 17-team field.
Sophomore Nina Armstrong led the women's team with a top-10 finish, earning seventh overall in the classic sprint with a time of 3:43.65. Sophomore Hannah Hardenbergh and senior Rachel Hampton also earned points for the Crimson in the event, racing to 13th and 42nd overall, respectively. Hardenbergh crossed in 3:44.65, while Hampton competed the sprint in 3:54.15.
In the women's giant slalom, junior Kelly Steeves was Harvard's top finisher, collecting 35th overall with a combined time of 2:19.48. Freshman Courtney Clark finished close behind in 52nd at 2:23.21.
Hardenbergh also impressed in the women's 5K FS, leading the Crimson with a 10th-place finish at 15:25.8. Hampton ticked in a time of 15:56.4 to take 21st and Armstrong grabbed 25th with a time of 15.59.1. Freshman Tegan Thorley was solid in her first action for Harvard, notching a 34th-place finish at 16:12.0.
On the men's side, junior Haakon Sigurslid turned in a time of 3:10.75 in the men's classic sprint to take home the No. 10 spot. Senior Devlin Shea and freshman William Rhatigan earned points for the Crimson as well, as Shea took 40th overall with a 3:12.57 and Rhatigan recorded a 3:15.41 for 55th.
In the men's 10K FS, junior Connor Green crossed the line in 31:32.4 to earn 56th. Rhatigan grabbed 66th at 31:53.3 and senior Ian Meyer collected 72nd with a final time of 32.17.9.
Harvard will return to action next weekend at the UNH Carnival in Jackson, New Hampshire Jan. 27-28.