Saints Scott, Rogers shine in slalom at UNH
The St. Lawrence University men's and women's alpine ski teams raced in the slalom on Saturday at the UNH Carnival at Attitash Mountain. Graham Scott picked up his seventh career top-10 finish on the men's side, while Alita Rogers earned her collegiate-best finish for the women's team.
Scott earned seventh place overall in the men's event, as a top-10 first run paced him to a combined time of 1:31.49. He was joined in the scoring by Dustin Martin, who led St. Lawrence in the giant slalom on Friday, in 37th place. The duo landed St. Lawrence in ninth place with 43.0 points, as they did not have a third scorer with Dylan Murtha and Loudon Fruth unable to finish.In the women's race, Rogers led St. Lawrence to eighth place as a team. The Huntington, VT native had a top-20 second run, jumping up the standings to 21st place with a time of 1:42.93. Rookie Sophia Frankenburg followed one spot behind in 22nd place, but the Saints again failed to have a third scorer as Hannah Kadah, Allison Visconti and Amie Lonza did not finish.
The University of Vermont swept the slalom races on Saturday, as the Catamounts won both team titles and Dominique Garand and Elise-woien Tefre claimed the men's and women's individual victories, respectively.
The Saints will compete again tomorrow, Sunday, January 26 in a make-up race from the UVM Carnival.