Skiing Completes Weekend at UNH Carnival

Skiing Completes Weekend at UNH Carnival

Senior Rachel Hampton turned in two top-25 performances at the UNH Carnival (Gil Talbot).

– The Harvard skiing team wrapped up its second competition of the season at the UNH Carnival this weekend. The Crimson finished 11th out of the 16-team field.

Senior Rachel Hampton and sophomore Hannah Hardenbergh led the nordic squad with two top-25 finishes in the 5K Classic and 15K FS. Hampton finished 19th in the 5K (15:43.2) and 24th in the 15K, while Hardenbergh garnered an 18th-place finish in the 15K (45:29.8) and ranked 25th in the 5K.

Sophomore Nina Armstrong also had a solid showing at the carnival, notching 20th in the 15K (46:07.6) and 37th in the 5K (16:21.2). Freshman Tegan Thorley finished right behind Armstrong in the 5K, finishing 38th overall with a time of 16:25.1).

On the men's side, senior Devlin Shea led the way in the 10K with a 36th-place finish (28:06.2), while junior Connor Green notched 40th to lead the Crimson in the 20K (54:01.9). Shea also collected 50th in the 20K with a time of 54:56.5.

Senior Ian Meyer recorded a No. 43 finish and freshman William Rhatigan placed 52nd in the 20K. Rhatigan also tallied a 56th overall showing in the 10K.

Junior Kelly Steeves was the top performer for the alpine squad, turning in a time of 2:28.80 for 28th in the giant slalom. She collected 32nd in the slalom as well, finishing under three seconds off of the No. 25 finishes. Freshman Courtney Clark completed the slalom in 2:22.57 to earn 42nd overall.

For the men, freshman Carter Kendig recorded 36th in the giant slalom with a final time of 2:23.96.

The Crimson will be back in action Feb. 3-4 at the UVM Carnival in Stowe, Vermont.