Polar Bears Finish 10th at Eastern ChampionshipsCARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - The Bowdoin College nordic ski team finished in 10th place at the Eastern Intercollegiate Skiing Association Championship at Sugarloaf Touring Center this weekend. The top finish of the weekend was by Walt Shepard, who earned a 22nd place finish in the men's 20K freestyle on Saturday.
Nordic Skiing Places Ninth at Middlebury CarnivalMIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The Bowdoin College nordic ski team placed ninth of 11 squads at the Middlebury Carnival last weekend. The Polar Bears will close out their campaign at the EISA Championships next weekend at Sugarloaf hosted by Colby College. Individually, Colman Hatton posted the top finish of the event, earning a 37th place finish in the men's 10K Classic race.
Eusden Leads Skiing to 10th Place Showing at DartmouthHANOVER, N.H. - Led by a 30th-place showing by first-year Spencer Eusden in the 15K, the Bowdoin nordic skiing team finished 10th of 13 colleges at the Dartmouth Carnival this weekend. Eusden is just the third Bowdoin men's first-year ever to earn NCAA qualifying points at an EISA Carnival.
Nordic Skiing Competes at University of Vermont CarnivalSTOWE, Vt. - The Bowdoin College nordic ski team finished ninth of 11 squads at the University of Vermont Carnival at the Trapp Family Lodge last weekend. The top men's finisher over the weekend was Colman Hatton, who took 32nd in the 10K freestyle, while Courtney Martin collected a 32nd for the women in the 10K classic race.
Polar Bears Place Ninth at New Hampshire CarnivalJACKSON, N.H. - The Bowdoin College nordic ski team placed ninth of 11 squads at the University of New Hampshire Carnival hosted by the Jackson Ski Touring Center last weekend. The Polar Bears' top finish of the weekend came from Walt Shepard, who placed 34th in the men's 10K free race.
Polar Bears Ninth in EISA Season Debut at Bates CarnivalRUMFORD, Maine - The Bowdoin College nordic ski team opened their 2009 Eastern Intercollegiate Skiing Association schedule by placing ninth of 11 nordic teams at the Bates Carnival this weekend. Hosted at Black Mountain, Bowdoin was paced by a 44th place finish by Colman Hatton in the 10K Classic event.
Skiing Opens at Broomhall Cup, EISA Season on TapRUMFORD, Maine - The Bowdoin College nordic ski team placed third at the Chummy Broomhall Cup on January 18 at Black Mountain. Also known as the Maine State Championship, the Polar Bears were led by Colman Hatton and Courtney Martin. Bowdoin opens their 2009 carnival season on January 23-24 at the Bates Carnival in Rumford.
Burruss Named Assistant CoachBRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin nordic skiing coach Nathan Alsobrook has announced the hiring of former Harvard skier Oliver Burruss as an assistant coach for the 2008-09 campaign. Burruss was the Crimson's top male skier for the past few seasons and a two-year captain.