Feb. 6: First-year student Lindsay Cone continued to impress on Friday at the UVM Carnival, as the Killington, VT native logged her first runner-up finish in the Giant Slalom. Cone's spectacular race helped the women's alpine squad to a fifth place finish in the event at Mt. Mansfield in Stowe, VT.
Cone raced in a time of 2:00.13, only .48 seconds behind the individual champion of the women's Giant Slalom, Courtney Hammond of Dartmouth College (1:59.65). The finish was Cone's best in her collegiate career and was her fourth top-8 finish in only five races.
Joining Cone in the scoring on the women's side were sophomore Kelly Skinner (30th, 2:05.24) and rookie Elena Rogers (33rd, 2:07.23). The three Saints combined for 84.0 points, only 6.5 points out of fourth position.
Also representing St. Lawrence in the women's Giant Slalom were first-year students Bond Longley (34th, 2:07.36) and Mackenzie Irwin (2:08.56) and sophomore Heidi Robbins (DNF 2nd).
Meanwhile, the men's alpine squad struggled in the Giant Slalom event on Friday, taking ninth place with a total of 44.0 points. Junior Michael Wallman was the team's top finisher in 36th place with a time of 2:01.71, narrowly ahead of teammates Holland Davis (37th, 2:02.07) and Doug Brown (39th, 2:02.07).
Juniors Graham Flinn (40th, 2:02.51) and James Andersen (52nd, 2:29.78) and rookie Matt Dodge (DNF) also competed in the men's Giant Slalom for St. Lawrence.