Jan. 24: St. Lawrence University first-year student Lindsay Cone finished with a time of 1:51.18 on Saturday in the Slalom at the 2009 Bates Carnival. The Killington, VT native earned 8th place overall, her second top-10 finish of the weekend, which led the women's alpine team to fifth place in the event. Junior James Andersen led the men's team to a ninth place finish.
Cone, a former member of the US Ski Team, logged a seventh place finish in the Giant Slalom on Friday. Her top-10 finishes are the first for the women's alpine team since 2003.
Sophomore Heidi Robbins came through with a solid 22nd place finish behind a time of 1:57.16, while classmate Kelly Skinner completed the team's scoring in 26th position with a time of 1:59.86. Their contributions brought the Saints' total to 75.0 points, good enough for fifth overall.
First-year students Bond Longley (28th, 2:02.07) and Mackenzie Irwin (DNF) also competed for the women's alpine ski team in the Slalom on Saturday.
Andersen, who also finished in the top-10 on Saturday in the GS, paced the Saints on Saturday in the Slalom as well with a 28th place showing. The Putnam Valley, NY native raced in a time of 1:48.46, while senior Doug Brown (30th, 1:49.30) and rookie Scott Houser (38th, 1:58.77) rounded out the team's scoring. The team combined for 46.0 points to finish in 9th position.