Skiing Picks Up Two More Wins at Clarkson Carnival

WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN, NEW YORK – Led by sophomore Emma LeBlanc (Darien, CT), who posted a pair of second place finishes, one in the giant slalom and one in the slalom, the Brown skiing team won both races for the fourth straight week, winning the giant slalom by over 20 seconds and the slalom by nearly 14 seconds. In Saturday's giant slalom, Brown posted a total time of 5:41.01 with six skiers in the top 11 and a seventh finishing in 17th. In Sunday's slalom, Brown earned a total time of 5:44.15 with six skiers finishing in the top 16.

LeBlanc led all Brown skiers on Saturday, earning a two-run time of 1:52.50, while senior Kia Mosenthal (Plymouth, NH) was fourth overall with a total time of 1:53.21. Freshman Nika Mosenthal (Plymouth, NH) was right behind her sister in fifth place, posting a time of 1:55.30, while sophomore Maria Mastanduno (Hanover, NH) claimed sixth overall with a time of 1:56.25. Rounding out Brown's finishers were junior Catherine Stewart (Stratton, VT) in 10th place (1:59.27), freshman Amanda Engelhardt (West Campton, NH) in 11th place (1:59.34), and junior Sasha Sassoon (London, England) in 17th place (2:03.24).

In Sunday's slalom, Brown was again led by LeBlanc, who claimed second place with a total time of 1:52.30. Kia Mosenthal finished in fourth (1:54.91), while Nika Mosenthal came in sixth place (1:56.94). Engelhardt just missed the top 10, taking 11th overall (2:00.68), while Stewart finished in 12th place (2:01.14). Sassoon rounded out Brown's finishers in 16th place (2:02.61).

Final Team Standings Saturday – Giant Slalom
1)   Brown             5:41.01
2)   UMass                        6:01.26
3)   St. Anselm            6:01.73
4)   Castleton            6:03.87
5)   Clarkson            6:09.77
6)   UConn                        6:10.65
7)   Smith                        6:12.41
8)   Babson            6:18.30
9)   MIT                        NTS

Final Team Standings Sunday - Slalom
1)   Brown             5:44.15
2)   St. Anselm            5:58.27
3)   Clarkson            6:03.04
4)   Castleton            6:05.45
5)   Smith                        6:07.74
6)   UMass                        6:13.63
7)   Babson            6:15.88
8)   UConn                        6:19.08
9)   MIT                        NTS

Pictured: Catherine Stewart '13.