CARRABASSETT VALLEY/WEST FARMINGTON, Maine – University of New Hampshire Nordic skiers Clare Egan, Anya Caldwell Bean and Liz Guiney teamed up to place second in the women's 3x5 freestyle relay, headlining the Wildcats' overall third-place finish at the Colby College Winter Carnival on Saturday afternoon.
The men's alpine team, with 121 points, finished second to Vermont (131) in the slalom. Paul Atkinson led a run of four Wildcats in the top 10, placing second in a time of 1:18.67. Taylor Burton (Breckenridge, Colo.) notched fourth place by recording a time of 1:20.55. Sam Coffey (Snowmass, Colo.) took eighth (1:20.90) and Zach Clayton (Manassas, Va.) came home ninth (1:20.92) for the Wildcats. Finishing just outside the top 10 was Chad Lawrence, who tied for 11th in a time of 1:21.13.