Brown Skiers Place 3rd at Boston College Carnival

Feb. 11, 2002

Despite bitterly cold temperatures and tough ski conditions, the Bears put on a solid performance throughout the weekend's competition. In the slalom, Brown compiled 341.39 total points, and in the giant slalom the Bears captured 323.73 points.

In Saturday's slalom, three Bears placed in the top 15. Junior Doria Dibona (Waterville Valley, NH) was the top Brown finisher, totaling a time of 1:51.12. This Dibona's first top slalom finish for the Bears. Senior Elizabeth Dibona (Waterville Valley, NH) placed 10th overall, posting a time of 1:52.28. Dibona's finish was a solid one, as she lost one of her poles at the start of the run, completing the remainder of the course with only one pole. Sophomore Molly Sheinberg (Woodcliff, NJ) came in at 15th place, with a total time of 1:57.99.

On Sunday, Doria Dibona earned the top spot for the Bears, placing 6th overall with a time of 1:45.04. Elizabeth Dibona placed 11th (1:48.93. Naomi Sheffield (Skamania, WA) was 16th overall, posting a time of 1:49.76. Molly Sheinberg recorded a total time of 1:50.84, which was good for 17th place overall.

Brown returns to action Friday February 15 for a Carnival at Berkshire East, hosted by Smith College.

Team Results

Slalom

1. Boston College (323.24)

2. Colby/Sawyer College (332.21)

3. Brown University (341.39)

4. University of Massachusetts (351.76)

5. Plymouth State College (365.10)

6. Smith College (380.68)

7. Babson College (381.85)

8. University of Connecticut (407.84)

9. St. Anselm College (436.31)

10. New England College (436.31)

11. MIT (501.71)

Giant Slalom

1. Boston College (313.30)

2. University of Massachusetts (322.45)

3. Brown University (323.73)

4. Colby/Sawyer College (324.35)

5. Smith College (341.67)

6. Babson College (342.16)

7. Plymouth State College (345.26)

8. St. Anselm College (367.00)

9. New England College (383.18)

10. University of Connecticut (399.65)

11. MIT (429.02)

Complete Brown Results

Slalom

Name (Place) 1st 2nd Total

Doria Dibona (8) 56.95 54.17 1:51.12

Elizabeth Dibona (10) 58.03 54.25 1:52.28

Molly Sheinberg (15) 1:00.46 57.53 1:57.99

Naomi Sheffield (16) 1:02.04 58.00 2:00.04

Jocelyn Cleary(28) 1:07.02 1:03.02 2:10.04

Giant Slalom

Name (Place) 1st 2nd Total

Doria Dibona (6) 56.19 48.85 1:45.04

Elizabeth Dibona (11) 58.40 50.53 1:48.93

Naomi Sheffield (16) 58.99 50.77 1:49.76

Molly Sheinberg (17) 59.01 51.83 1:50.84

Jocelyn Cleary (29) 1:03.24 54.03 1:57.27

Julia Rogawski (36) 1:08.01 57.46 2:05.47