Fahy leads women’s alpine team at Middlebury Carnival
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — The Bates College women’s alpine ski team placed fifth in the slalom to help the Bates ski teams to sixth place among 11 teams at the Middlebury College Winter Carnival this weekend.
With 619 points, Bates finished ahead of St. Lawrence, Colby, Harvard, St. Michael’s and Bowdoin, and behind winner Vermont, Middlebury, Dartmouth, New Hampshire and Williams.
First-year Whitney Fahy (Carrabassett Valley, Maine) was 11th out of 56 finishers in Saturday’s slalom at Middlebury Snow Bowl, and she was 16th out of 60 finishers in Friday’s giant slalom to lead Bates in both events.
Other top finishers among the women included first-year Emily Sampson, who was 24th in the giant slalom and 14th in the slalom; first-year Perry Kleeman, who was 30th in the giant slalom and 17th in the slalom, and Liz Thompson, who was 15th in the slalom.
On the men’s side, junior Carter Casner (North Kingstown, R.I.) had the top individual finish, coming in 16th out of 48 finishers in the slalom on Saturday. Sophomore Leo Menard followed a 25th-place effort out of 63 finishers in the giant slalom on Friday by placing 17th in the slalom. Senior Sean McKenna was 24th in the giant slalom and 21st in the slalom, and sophomore Dan Loman was 22nd in the giant slalom.