Knights complete sweep at Nordic Clarkson Invitational
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 10:47 pm

Sophomore Ashley Forshey (Scotia, NY) and senior Dan Caruso (Amherst, NH) powered the Clarkson University Nordic Ski team to a sweep at the Clarkson Invitational this weekend at Whiteface Lake Placid.

Forshey beat all skiers in the Women's 15k Skiathlon with a time of 55:16, over three minutes ahead of anyone else. Senior Erin Corrigan (Remsen, NY) was theAshley Forshey beat all skiers in the Women's 15k Skiathlon at the Clarkson Inv.Ashley Forshey beat all skiers in the Women's 15k Skiathlon at the Clarkson Inv. second Golden Knight to cross the finish line with a time of 59:43, followed closely by Olivia Dawson (Scottsville, NY) at 59:56. Clarkson defeated Cornell by three points to take the event.

In the Men's 15k Skiathlon it was Caruso who took second place overall with a time of 45:13 to lead all Knights. The Green and Gold would continue to dominate as junior Adam Merkwan (Meredith, NH) took third with a time of 46:24, and sophomore Eric Mallery (Webster, NY) placed right behind him at 46:44. The Knights cruised to a six point victory over second place Cornell.

In the Women's 3-Person Sprint Relay it was the Knights that once again finished on top with a time of 32:24. The University of Vermont finished in second at 34:09 and Cornell rounded out the top finished with a time of 34:36.

On the men's side the Knights completed the sweep as Clarkson completed the Men's 3-Person Sprint Relay with a time of 25:59, nearly a full minute ahead of Cornell to take the victory.