Scott Finishes 11th in GS at NCAA Championships
Mar. 6: The 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships got underway on Wednesday with the men's and women's giant slalom races at the Middlebury Snowbowl in Middlebury, VT. St. Lawrence University was represented by senior Ashley-Kate Durham and sophomore Graham Scott, who missed out on his first collegiate All-America honors by a one-hundredth of a second in the men's race.
Scott did record his best finish at the NCAA Championships with a time of 2:03.91, good for 11th position overall in the men's GS. The Chelsea, QC native, who was 30th in this event last year, had a combined time of 2:03.91, missing a share of ninth place by .01. Top-10 skiers earn All-America status for each race.
On the women's side, Durham, who is skiing in her fourth and final NCAA Championships, posted a time of 2:09.98. The Timmins, ON native earned 14.0 points for the Scarlet and Brown with her showing.
Jonathon Nordbotten of UVM won the men's national championship in GS in 2:03.12, .06 ahead of Utah's Jeremy Elliot. Kristine Haugen of Denver claimed the women's race with an impressive time of 2:04.60, 1.33 ahead of Colorado's Brooke Wales.
The NCAA Ski Championships will continue tomorrow as Austin Meng represents St. Lawrence in the Nordic race. Alpine skiers will compete again on Friday in the slalom.