Skiing teams place sixth at Whiteface Mountain on day two

Skiing teams place sixth at Whiteface Mountain on day two

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The Saint Anselm College men's and women's skiing teams each finished sixth on day two of the giant slalom at the Clarkson Carnival held at Whiteface Mountain on Saturday.

Results – Men | Women

The men finished 19.25 seconds behind first-place Clarkson with a time of 6:42.31. The Hawks were led by Alex Gowen, who posted his best placement of the season by finishing sixth in 2:08.47.

Luke Heald recorded his second-best finish of the season, coming in 18th position with a time of 2:10.93. Michael Mullaney was 27th (2:22.91) and Alex Conrad finished 30th (2:24.54) for Saint Anselm, with Mullaney's placement matching the best of his collegiate career.

On the women's side, the Hawks posted a team total time of 6:57.08, which was 24.15 seconds behind first-place Brown. Jill Murray was the top finisher for Saint Anselm, as she placed 11th overall for the second-straight day with a time of 2:14.62.

Leika Scott put together her fourth top-20 showing in six races this season by finishing in 16th position with a time of 2:18.53. Katherine Quinn finished 21st in 2:23.93 for the second-best finish of her collegiate career.

Taylor Cudhea and Katharine Graham also both were inside the top-30 finishers. Cudhea came in 25th (2:25.88), while Graham was 29th (2:28.49). Emily Mason rounded out the Saint Anselm finishers by finishing 32nd (2:28.49).

The Hawks hosts the Saint Anselm Carnival at Crotched Mountain in Bennington, N.H. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4-5.

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