Skiing Wins USCSA Regional Championships

SUGARLOAF, ME – The Brown women's skiing team continued its undefeated season, winning both the giant slalom and slalom at the 2012 Regional Championships to claim the USCSA Eastern Regional Championship Title. Senior Kia Mosenthal (Plymouth, NY) won the overall title, finishing fourth in the giant slalom and first in the slalom. Her younger sister, freshman Nika Mosenthal (Plymouth, NH) took second overall, winning the giant slalom and taking 8th in the slalom.

In Saturday's giant slalom, all skiers only skied one run do to a half-foot of new snow falling at the mountain. Nika Mosenthal won the run with a time of 55.89, while sophomore Emma LeBlanc (Darien, CT) claimed second with a time of 56.43. Rounding out the Bears top three finishers, whose times were used for the team score, was Kia Mosenthal in fourth with a time of 56.68. Freshman Amanda Engelhardt (West Campton, NH) finished in 14th with a time of 59.38, while junior Catherine Stewart (Stratton, VT) was 26th with a time of 1:02.40.

In Sunday's slalom, Brown was led by Kia Mosenthal, who posted a two-run time of 1:22.53. Sophomore Maria Mastanduno (Hanover, NH) came in seventh place with a two-run time of 1:27.30, while Nika Mosenthal rounded out Brown's top three in 8th place (1:27.96). Stewart finished in 14th with a two-run time of 1:30.17, while LeBlanc came in 41st with a two-run time of 1:49.93.

GIANT SLALOM

  1. Brown 2:49.0
  2. Clarkson 2:55.51
  3. UMass 2:58.50
  4. St. Anselm 2:59.91
  5. UConn 3:00.47
  6. Tufts 3:02.21
  7. Yale 3:12.13
  8. Maine, Farmington 3:12.39
  9. WPI 3:13.19
  10. Boston University 3:13.21
  11. Northeastern 3:13.35
  12. Brandeis 3:50.08
  13. Springfield 4:12.78

SLALOM

  1. Brown 4:17.79
  2. St. Anselm 4:23.73
  3. Clarkson 4:26.90
  4. UMass 4:28.26
  5. UConn 4:41.81
  6. Tufts 4:46.08
  7. Boston University 4:50.64
  8. Yale 4:59.89
  9. Northeastern 5:05.11
  10. WPI 5:13.50
  11. Maine, Farmington 5:46.39
  12. Brandeis 6:17.03
  13. Springfield 6:41.17

FINAL OVERALL STANDINGS

  1. Brown (2 points)
  2. Clarkson (5 points)
  3. St. Anselm (6 points)
  4. UMass (7 points)
  5. UConn (10 points)
  6. Tufts (12 points)
  7. Yale (15 points)
  8. Boston University (17 points)
  9. Maine, Farmington (19 points)
  10. WPI (19 points)
  11. Northeastern (20 points)
  12. Brandeis (24 points)
  13. Springfield (26 points)

TOP 15 INDIVIDUALS

  1. Kia Mosenthal, Brown (150 points)
  2. Nika Mosenthal, Brown (132 points)
  3. Brigitta Park, UConn (102 points)
  4. Sophie LeBlanc, Clarkson (96 points)
  5. Chelsea Stevens, Tufts (90 points)
  6. Emma LeBlanc, Brown (80 points)
  7. Monica Redente, St. Anselm (76 points)
  8. Shannon Bloom, UMass (72 points)
  9. Emma Peck Coffin, Smith (62 points)
  10. Caitlin Forbes, St. Anselm (60 points)
  11. Jill Clevenger, Clarkson (55 points)
  12. Jacquelyn Reis, Maine Farmington (49 points)
  13. Margot Benedict, Yale (48 points)
  14. Maria Mastanduno, Brown (36 points)
  15. Casey Ryder, UMass (34 points)

    Catherine Stewart, Brown (23 points)
    Amanda Engelhardt, Brown (18 points)