2013-14 UNH Women's Skiing News
May 15, 2014
UNH Athletics Receives High Marks in NCAA Academic Progress Rate
INDIANAPOLIS – A total of four UNH teams – football, women’s indoor track & field, women’s outdoor track & field and men’s soccer – recorded conference-high Academic Progress Rate scores.
May 12, 2014
Larusson, Fosnaes, Teschner, Oliver Named Skiing MVPs
DURHAM, N.H. – Katrin Larusson (Truckee, Calif.) and Eirik Fosnaes (Hovik, Norway) were feted as Nordic team MVPs, while Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) and Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah) were honored as alpine team MVPs to highlight the University of New Hampshire skiing team’s 2014 season banquet.
May 7, 2014
UNH Athletics Donates Over 1,000 Pairs of Shoes to Soles4Souls
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire athletic department again joined forces in the worldwide campaign Soles4Souls, contributing to the combative movement against poverty.
May 6, 2014
O’Neill, McCandless Awarded Jim Urquhart Student-Athlete of the Year Honors at Annual Senior Awards Banquet
DURHAM, N.H. – Seamus O’Neill (Manchester, N.H) of the football team and Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) of the women’s swimming and diving team were named the 2013-14 Jim Urquhart Student-Athletes of the year by the University of New Hampshire athletic department. The award was handed out on Tuesday night at the Senior Awards Banquet at Huddleston Hall.
April 30, 2014
Skiing's Taylor, Izzo, Larusson Nominated to NENSA Development Teams
NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine – UNH Nordic skiing co-captain Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) has been nominated to the 2014-15 New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) Elite Team, while Elizabeth Izzo (Lake Placid, N.Y.) and Katrin Larusson (Truckee, Calif.) have been nominated to the NENSA Development Team.
April 29, 2014
Athletics Announces Plans for Student-Athlete Center for Excellence
DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire will build a $1.9 million Student-Athlete Center for Excellence at the Field House for its Division I and Northeast Passage student-athletes.
April 11, 2014
UNH Athletics Partakes in SHARPP Rally
DURHAM, N.H. – Members of the University of New Hampshire community joined in front of Thompson Hall on Thursday afternoon as part of the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program’s (SHARPP) fourth annual anti-violence walk and rally to recognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
April 8, 2014
Friends of UNH Skiing Golf Tournament Set for Saturday, May 10 (8:30 a.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – The 22nd annual Friends of UNH Skiing Golf Tournament will take place Saturday, May 10, at The Links at Outlook golf course in South Berwick, Maine. The fundraising event, which is open to the public, is a four-person team scramble beginning at 8:30 a.m.
March 8, 2014
Oliver, Teschner Earn All-America Second Team; Skiing Finishes 11th at NCAAs
MIDWAY & PARK CITY, Utah – Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) and Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah) each earned All-America Second Team in slalom during Saturday’s alpine races at Park City Mountain Resort, and the UNH skiing team finished in 11th place (of 23 teams) at the 2014 NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted by the University of Utah.
March 7, 2014
Fourteen Skiers Receive All-Academic Team Accolade
DENVER, Colo. – Fourteen members of the University of New Hampshire ski team were named to the 2014 National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team as announced by the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association earlier this week.
March 6, 2014
Larusson Leads Skiing to 12th Place Midway through NCAA Championships
MIDWAY, Utah – Katrin Larusson (Truckee, Calif.) registered a team-leading 18th-place finish Thursday in the women’s 5K classical Nordic race at Soldier Hollow, and the UNH skiing team moved into 12th place halfway through the 2014 NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted by the University of Utah.
March 5, 2014
Teschner Earns All-America Second Team at NCAA Ski Championships (Day 1 of 4)
PARK CITY, Utah – Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) earned All-America Second Team by virtue of Wednesday’s 10th place finish in giant slalom at Park City Mountain Resort to lead the UNH skiing team to 10th place on the first day of the 2014 NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted by the University of Utah.
March 2, 2014
Skiing Sending 11 Competitors to NCAA Championships (March 5-8)
INDIANAPOLIS – The UNH skiing program will send 11 competitors to the 2014 NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted by the University of Utah from March 5-8.
February 23, 2014
Skiing's Larusson Named Rookie of Year; Five Wildcats Tabbed to All-East Second Team
HANCOCK & RIPTON, Vt. – UNH freshman Katrin Larusson (Truckee, Calif.) was named the EISA women’s Nordic Rookie of the Year to highlight five Wildcats named to the All-East Second Team. Larusson was joined by Nordic racers Eirik Fosnaes (Hovik, Norway) and Per Lindgren (Pitea, Sweden) and alpine skiers Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario).
February 22, 2014
Hopkins Headlines Ski Team's Fifth-Place Finish at EISA Championships
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Kris Hopkins (North Andover, Mass.) raced to sixth place in men’s giant slalom and the UNH skiing team finished in fifth place overall at the EISA Championships, which wrapped up Saturday at the Middlebury Snow Bowl and the Rikert Touring Center.
February 21, 2014
Skiing Team Competes at EISA Championships (Feb. 21-22)
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The UNH skiing team is competing this weekend at the Middlebury Carnival, which represents the EISA Championships and the NCAA East Regional.
February 21, 2014
Skiing in Fourth Place at EISA Championships (Day 1 of 2)
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah) of the UNH skiing team tallied a fourth-place finish in men’s slalom and Eirik Fosnaes (Hovik, Norway) earned fifth place in the men’s 10K classic Nordic race to propel the Wildcats to fourth place Friday in the EISA Championships, hosted by Middlebury College.
February 15, 2014
Fosnaes' Third Place in 10K Classic Leads Skiing To Sixth at Williams Carnival
HANCOCK, Mass. & WOODFORD, Vt. – Eirik Fosnaes (Hovik, Norway) of the UNH Nordic skiing team finished third in the men’s 10K classical race as the Wildcats placed sixth overall at the Williams Carnival.
February 14, 2014
Teschner Takes Fourth in Slalom to Lead Skiing at Williams Carnival (Day 1 of 2)
HANCOCK, Mass. & WOODFORD, Vt. – Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) logged a fourth-place finish in women’s slalom to headline Friday’s action for the University of New Hampshire skiing team at the Williams Carnival.
February 13, 2014
Skiing Prepares for Williams Carnival (Feb. 14-15)
HANCOCK, Mass. & WOODFORD, Vt. – The UNH skiing team competes in the penultimate carnival of the EISA season this weekend at the Williams Carnival (Feb. 14-15). The alpine Wildcats attack Jiminy Peak while the Nordic ‘Cats compete at Prospect Mountain.
February 10, 2014
Teschner, Dion: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Minute
DURHAM, N.H. – Randa Teschner of the ski team and Daniel Dion of the men’s basketball team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.
February 8, 2014
Skiing Places Third at Dartmouth Carnival
LYME CENTER, N.H. & CRAFTSBURY, Vt. – The UNH skiing team registered second-place finishes in three of Saturday’s four races –the men’s and women’s slalom and the men’s 20K classic — as the Wildcats placed third at the Dartmouth Carnival.
February 7, 2014
Skiing Competes at Dartmouth Carnival (Feb. 7-8)
LYME CENTER, N.H. & CRAFTSBURY, Vt. - The UNH skiing team travels to the Dartmouth Skiway and the Craftsbury Nordic Center to compete in the Dartmouth Carnival this weekend (Feb. 7-8).
February 7, 2014
Taylor's Return Ignites Skiing to Third Place at Dartmouth Carnival (Day 1 of 2)
LYME CENTER, N.H. & CRAFTSBURY, Vt. – Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) claimed fourth place Friday in the women’s 5K freestyle Nordic race to spearhead a team second-place finish in that race, and the UNH skiing team moved into third place overall on the opening day of the Dartmouth Carnival.
February 2, 2014
Fosnaes Propels Skiing to Second Place at Vermont Carnival
STOWE, Vt. – Eirik Fosnaes (Hovik, Norway) skied to second place to spearhead a team victory in the men’s 10K freestyle Nordic race, and the UNH skiing team finished in second place overall at the EISA’s Vermont Carnival, which concluded Sunday at Trapp Family Lodge.
February 1, 2014
Gill Helps Skiing Remain in Third Place at UVM Carnival (Day 3 of 4)
STOWE, Vt. – Lizzie Gill (Bozeman, Mont.) registered the first top-10 result of her college career by racing to seventh place in the women’s classic sprint race to help the University of New Hampshire skiing team maintain its grasp on third place in the Vermont Carnival.
January 30, 2014
Nordic Skiing Gears Up for UVM Carnival (Feb. 1-2)
STOWE, Vt. – The UNH Nordic skiing team ventures to Trapp Family Lodge this weekend to compete in the Vermont Carnival. Classic sprint races are scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1, followed by the women’s 5K/men’s 10K classical races Sunday, Feb. 2.
January 26, 2014
Teschner Directs Skiing to Third Place at UVM Carnival (Day 2 of 4)
EAST BURKE, Vt. – Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) raced to a fourth-place slalom finish at Burke Mountain on Sunday to spearhead the UNH ski team’s third-place result in that event and third-place standing overall halfway through the Vermont Carnival.
January 25, 2014
Oliver, Hopkins Help Skiing Rally to Third at UNH Carnival (Day 2 of 2)
FRANCONIA & JACKSON, N.H. – Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Kris Hopkins (North Andover, Mass.) raced to fifth and sixth place in men’s slalom Saturday to help the UNH skiing team rally for a third-place finish at the UNH Carnival.
January 24, 2014
Lindgren Places Third in 10K Classic to Lead Skiing to Fourth at UNH Carnival (Day 1 of 2)
BARTLETT & JACKSON, N.H. – Per Lindgren (Pitea, Sweden) registered a career-best, third-place finish Friday in the men’s 10K classic race at Jackson Ski Touring Center to help the UNH skiing move into fourth place through the first day of racing action at the UNH Carnival.
January 18, 2014
Teschner Powers Skiing to Fourth Place at Colby Carnival
WATERVILLE & CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) notched a fourth-place individual finish in slalom Saturday at Sugarloaf to power the UNH women’s alpine ski team to a runner-up finish in that race and an overall fourth-place result for the Wildcats at the EISA's Colby Carnival.
January 17, 2014
Lindgren's 4th-Place Finish Leads Skiing to Fifth Place at Colby Carnival (Day 1 of 2)
WATERVILLE & CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – Per Lindgren (Pitea, Sweden) notched a fourth-place finish in the men’s 10K classical Nordic race to help the UNH ski team move into fifth place after the first day of competition at the Colby Carnival.
January 16, 2014
Nordic Ski Team Set for Opener at Colby Carnival (Jan. 17-18)
WATERVILLE & CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – The UNH Nordic ski team prepares for its first races of the EISA season this weekend (Jan. 17-18) at Quarry Road Recreation Area, while the alpine team moves into its second week of competition at Sugarloaf.
January 14, 2014
Nordic Skier Taylor & Alum Guiney Headed to U23 World Championships
LONDON & PARK CITY, Utah – UNH Nordic skier Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) has been tabbed to the British Nordic Ski Team and Wildcat alumnae Liz Guiney (Park City, Utah) was selected to represent the United States Ski Team at the U23 World Championships, which will take place in Val di Femme, Italy from Jan. 29-Feb. 3.
January 10, 2014
Ogle Powers Skiing to Third Place at UVM Carnival (Day 1 of 4)
STOWE, Vt. – Jay Ogle (Pittsfield, Mass.) tallied a fourth-place finish in men’s giant slalom and Laura Rozinowicz (Toronto, Ontario) took seventh place in women’s GS action Friday to help the UNH skiing team move into third place overall on the first day of the Vermont Carnival at Mount Mansfield.
January 9, 2014
Alpine Ski Team Opens EISA Season at Vermont Carnival (Jan. 10-11)
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH alpine skiing team opens the 2014 EISA season at the UVM Winter Carnival on Jan. 10-11. Friday will feature men’s and women’s giant slalom races, and Saturday follows with slalom races at Mount Mansfield.
January 2, 2014
Three Former Wildcat Skaters and One Skier Represent Team USA at 2014 Olympics
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH former ice hockey players James van Riemsdyk, Kacey Bellamy and Katey Stone as well as former skier Leanne Smith will all represent Team USA at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.
December 19, 2013
Cannon Mountain to Serve as Skiing Home Mountain in 2014
FRANCONIA, N.H. – The UNH ski program and Cannon Mountain announced Thursday a partnership that makes Cannon Mountain the official home mountain for the Wildcats alpine skiing team for the 2014 Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) season.
December 11, 2013
UNH Athletics Named Host of Three Upcoming NCAA Tournaments
INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA awarded 523 host sites for 82 of its 89 championships spanning the 2014-18 seasons on Wednesday and UNH was named host of three events.
November 22, 2013
Alpine Skier Coley Oliver Selected to U.S. Team for World University Games
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah), a junior alpine skier for the UNH skiing team, was recently selected by USA Alpine Skiing to compete for the U.S. Men’s National University Team at the 2013 Winter World University Games from Dec. 11-21 in Trentino, Italy.
November 20, 2013
Skiing Honors Two-Time All-American & Skimeister Champions John and Kim Kendall
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH ski team held its annual alumni recognition event at the Whittemore Center during the Nov. 16 men’s hockey game against Northeastern. Brothers John and Kim Kendall, who each were two-time All-Americans and NCAA Skimeister national champions, were honored in a ceremony held in the Skybox Lounge.
September 20, 2013
Ski Team, Ski NH, Learfield Discount Ski Ticket Packages On Sale Now
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH skiing program, in conjunction with SkiNH.com and Learfield Sports, is offering a limited number of discount ticket packages for select alpine and Nordic ski areas throughout the state for the 2013-14 season. All tickets are good for any day.
September 16, 2013
2013 UNH Ski Team Sale Slated for Sunday, Oct. 27 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH ski program will hold the 2013 UNH Ski Team Sale at the Field House on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Skis, boards, skates and apparel, both new and used, will be for sale, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the UNH Ski Program.
June 11, 2013
Five Programs Receive NCAA APP Public Recognition Awards
INDIANAPOLIS – Five UNH athletic programs have been honored by the NCAA for earning Public Recognition Awards based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rate. These awards are distributed annually to teams with APRs in the top 10 percent in each sport.
May 29, 2013
Skiing's Guiney, Taylor Named NENSA Elite Team Nominees
NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine – Former UNH Nordic skier Liz Guiney (Park City, Utah) and current Wildcat junior Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) have been nominated to the 2013-14 NENSA Elite Team, while sophomore Emily Larson (Boulder, Colo.) and incoming freshman Gavin Hess (Rochester, N.Y.) have been nominated to the NENSA Development Team.
May 21, 2013
Skiing Announces 2013-14 Recruiting Class
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH ski coordinator/Nordic head coach Cory Schwartz and alpine head coach Brian Blank announced Tuesday their incoming recruits for the Wildcats’ skiing program for the 2013-14 academic year.