April 7, 2010
Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
Providence, RI- The Ivy League released its winter list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with ten Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were starters or key reserves on their respective varsity teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
March 6, 2010
Brown Skiing Claims Third at USCSA National Championships; Earn Highest Finish Since 2005 when Brown was Second
The Brown women's skiing team closed out it season with a third place overall finish at the 2010 USCSA National Championships, held at Sunday River, Maine from March 1-6. The third place finish is Brown's highest since the 2005 season when Brown was second, as the Bears were the highest-placing team from the East Coast, finishing behind Westminster College and Sierra Nevada College. Brown earned a third place finish in the giant slalom, behind Westminster College and Sierra Nevada College, and was fourth in the slalom, finishing behind Westminster College, Sierra Nevada College, and Boston College.
February 21, 2010
Bears Finish in 5th at USCSA Eastern Regionals; Qualify for Nationals
The Brown women's ski team claimed fourth in the slalom and fifth in the giant slalom to finish in fifth overall at the 2010 USCSA Eastern Regional Championships, held at Waterville Valley from February 20-21. In Saturday's slalom, Brown posted a total team time of 294.05, as junior Krista Consiglio (Bethany, CT) senior Elisa Handbury (Sydney, Australia), and freshman Catherine Stewart (Stratton, VT) were the Bears' top three skiers. In Sunday's giant slalom, Brown's total time of 392.29 was fifth, as sophomore Emily Simmons (Buffalo, NY), sophomore Kia Mosenthal (Plymouth, NH), and Stewart posted the Bears' top three times. By virtue of Brown's top-six finish, the Bears have qualified for a trip to Nationals, which will be held March 1-6 at Sunday River in Maine.
February 16, 2010
The Caymans (and Browns) First Olympic Skier
The Cayman Islands are known for their white beaches, all-inclusive resorts, and year-round warm sunny weather. The islands have sent a delegation to every Summer Olympic Games since 1984, but given its location, climate, and population, it isnt too surprising that there has never been an Caymanian who has competed in the Winter Games. Dow Travers 11 is about to change that.
February 7, 2010
Skiing Closes Regular Season with GS Win at Wildcat; Wraps up Season in Fourth in MacConnell Division
The Brown women's ski team closed out its 2010 regular season with a fifth place finish in the slalom and a first place finish in the giant slalom at Wildcat Mountain. The Bears close out the season in fourth place in the MacConnell Division and will now compete in the ECSC Regional Championships, to be held February 20-21 at Waterville Valley. A top six finish at Regionals will qualify the team for the USCSA National Championships, which are slated for March 1-6 at Sunday River, Maine. Individually, junior Krista Consiglio (Bethany, CT) finished the season ranked sixth in the individual standings with 162 points, while sophomore Kia Mosenthal (Plymouth, NH) finished in seventh with 159 points.
January 30, 2010
Skiing Rebounds with Giant Slalom Win at Gunstock; Takes Fourth in Slalom at Blackwater
A week after taking ninth in the giant slalom races at Waterville Valley due to several crashes, the Brown women's skiing team rebounded with a win at Gunstock Mountain on Friday, January 29th. The Bears raced again on Saturday, taking fourth place in the slalom, which was held at Blackwater Mountain. Following the weekend, Brown remains in fourth place in the overall MacConnell Division standings with 28 points. Plymouth State leads with 19 points and is following by Colby Sawyer (21) and BC (23).
January 24, 2010
Bears Fall to Fourth Place in MacConnell Division Standings After Series of Crashes
Leading the MacConnell Division entering the weekend, the Bears had a tough weekend at Waterville Valley, taking fourth place in the slalom races and ninth place in the giant slalom races due to several crashes. After the slalom, Brown still held onto second place, but following the giant slalom, the Bears slipped into fourth place in the season standings.
January 16, 2010
Skiers Maintain MacConnell Division Lead After Second Carnival
One week after taking first and second in a pair of giant slalom races, the Bears took part in a pair of slalom races and continue to lead the MacConnell Division after the first two weekends of competition. Brown had a rough day on Friday, with the top two skiers on the team both crashing, as the Bears took sixth place. However, the team rebounded in Saturday's races, winning the team standings to jump back into first overall with two skiers in the top five finishers and a third in the top 20.
January 9, 2010
Skiers Lead MacConnell Division After First Carnival
The Brown women's skiing team opened its 2010 season with a strong showing at Mt. Sunapee, finishing second and first in a pair of giant slalom races, January 8th and 9th. After the weekend, the Bears lead the MacConnell Division with three points and are one point ahead of BC and four ahead of Colby Sawyer.