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Eagles Dominate St. Anselm Carnival

Feb. 4, 2013

BENNINGTON, N.H - The Boston College Ski Team traveled to Crotched Mountain in New Hampshire this past weekend to compete in the St. Anselm Carnival. The team raced Slalom on Feb. 2 and Giant Slalom on Feb. 3. The Eagles competed with nine other colleges and universities, also helping to raise money for cancer awareness.

In Slalom, the Eagles dominated the field. For the Men, Freshmen Chase Ryan and Keith Schuman finished in first and second place respectively. Behind Chase and Keith was Junior Derek Zucco, who finished in sixth-place, Senior Stacey Bolger in eighth-place, Junior Eddie Mele in 14th place, Senior James Campbell in 47th-place, and Senior Geofrey Ochs in 49th-place. On the Women's side, Senior Kelly Burgart, and Junior Katie Cutting finished in second and third-place respectively. Behind Kelly and Katie was Sophomore Shannon Quinn in fifth-place, Sophomores Taylor Burgart, and Michelle Solomon in eighth and ninth-place respectively, Senior Alexandra Boit in tenth-place, and Sophomore Paige kozlowski in 29th-place. Sophomores Claire Hodson and Emily Starer were unable to finish their first run.

In Giant Slalom, the Eagles again dominated competition. For the Men, Chase Ryan and Keith Schuman finished in first and second-place for the second straight day, this time finishing within just a one-hundredth of a second of each other, a rare event in skiing. Behind Chase and Keith was Eddie Mele in eighth-place, Same Doro in tenth-place, Stacey Bolger in 12th-place, James Campbell in 22nd-place, and Geofrey Ochs in 38th-place. Derek Zucco was unable to finish his first fun. For the women, Taylor Burgart led the Eagles to a second-place finish. Behind Taylor was Shannon Quinn in sixth-place, Michelle Solomon in seventh-place, Alexandra Boit in ninth place, Katie Cutting in 16th-place, and Emily Starer in 18th-place. Taylor Burgart was unable to finish her first run; Paige kozlowski and Claire Hodson were unable to finish their second run.

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