Nordic Team Concludes 2016 Season at Middlebury Carnival

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RIPTON, Vt. – The Bowdoin nordic team concluded the 2015-16 season at a rain-delayed Middlebury Carnival on Saturday and Sunday.

The Polar Bears competed in spring like conditions during the two-day event, which consisted of a skate event on Saturday and longer classic race on Sunday.

Carnival Highlights

  • Hannah Miller tallied the team's top finish of the weekend with an 18th place result in the 5k skate.
  • Wil Nichols returned to competition and garnered points for the team as Bowdoin's third scorer in the skate.
  • Sam Shaheen skied a personal best in the classic with a 43rd place finish.
  • Ellie Hands put together her strongest classic race of the season at 49:52.1.
  • Hannah Marshall, Tess Hamilton, and Lucy Skinner, the team's three seniors, all put together strong races to conclude their Bowdoin careers.