Vermont racks up another victory
HANOVER, N.H. – UVM posted its fourth consecutive win of the year at the Dartmouth Carnival. The Catamounts put up over 1,000 points for the second consecutive carnival and fourth time this season. UVM racked up 1,002 points to out distance Dartmouth by 98 points.
Vermont completed the sweep of the alpine events as Kate Ryley won the women's slalom and the Tim Kelley earned first place in the men's race.
Ryley earned her fifth win in a row, and second on the weekend, with a first place time of 1:40.01. Ryley's time was 10 tenths of a second better than Dartmouth's Annie Rendall, who earned second. Bryana Park also earned a podium appearance, picking up a third place finish with a time of 1:41.06.
Kelley led the UVM men in the slalom, picking up his second win of the year and finishing 40 tenths of a second ahead of teammate Kevin Drury. Kelley posted a time of 1:38.05, while Drury clocked in at 1:38.45. Sean Higgins finished fourth in the event with a time of 1:39.15.
In the Nordic races, junior Caitlin Patterson continued to dominate the women's races. She won by 25 seconds in the freestyle yesterday and 26 seconds in Saturday's classical race. Patterson, who has won every race she has competed in this year, posted a winning time of 51:54.6.
Caitlin Curran and Anja Gruber also scored for the Catamounts in the event. Curran finished seventh with a time of 52:50.1 and Gruber was 12th at 53:33.5.
In the men's race, Franz Bernstein earned another podium appearance, finishing third in the 20k classic with a time of 1:00:32.7. Scott Patterson finished fifth (1:01.08) and Alex Howe (1:02.98) was ninth to round out the scorers for UVM.