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End of Year Team Dinner

Last night we brought the team together at Flatbread Pizza Co. to celebrate the season, present end of the year awards and thank some of the important people that help make what we do as a Middlebury Ski Team possible.

A special thanks went out to the staff at the Snow Bowl, including Peter Mackey, Ron Quesnel and John Nuceeder.  Bob Prasch attended and we thanked him for his role as our faculty affiliate.

Andrew and Stever presented the following awards

Senior Awards to Hig Roberts, Liam Mulhern and Nick Bailey

MVP – Yina Moe-Lange and Hig Roberts

Bubba Kenney Award-Christoph Niederhauser

Randi Stromstad Award- Elle Gilbert

The team also presented gifts to the captains as well as a plaque to officially name and designate “Hig’s Wall” in the team room.

[caption id="attachment_4157" align="alignnone" width="1000"]James with the plague that will designate the wall that Hig uses as "Higs Wall" James with the plague that will designate the wall that Hig uses as “Higs Wall”[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4158" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]seniors, Hig, Nick and Liam. thanks for a great four years! seniors, Hig, Nick and Liam. thanks for a great four years![/caption] [caption id="attachment_4159" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Most Valuable Player (skier) Hig and Yina Most Valuable Player (skier) Hig and Yina[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4160" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]Randi Stromstad Award to Elle (alpine) and Stella (nordic) Randi Stromstad Award to Elle (alpine) and Stella (nordic)[/caption]


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After The Clean

Spring Cleaning

It’s been at LEAST 5 years since we put a serious hum on the ski room. Yesterday, the Alpine and Nordic teams got together on their hands and knees and scrubbed that ski room with more intensity than a fall workout. If team members aren’t in class today it’s because they inhaled so much wax dust and grime that they had to get it surgically removed today in order to breathe again.

Here’s to hoping these knuckleheads can keep it looking more like the “after” picture for more than just three days!

Thanks everyone for your help – the room looks unreal!

Before The Clean



After The Clean



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Photos from NCAA’s


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NCAA Skiing Championships Live Webcast links and Schedule

Click here to watch Live NCAA Skiing or to view the webcast schedule

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NCAA Team for Utah

Tomorrow we travel to Park City to get a few days of prep before the NCAA Ski Championships hosted by the University of Utah.

here is our team and the schedule including the live webcast web address


Nick Bailey

Chris McKenna

Hig Roberts


Yina Moe Lange

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
9 a.m.
Women’s GS (run to completion)
12:30 p.m.Men’s GS (run to completion)
Thursday, March 6, 2014
10 a.m.Women’s 5 km CL
12 p.m.Men’s 10 km CL
Friday, March 7, 2014
9 a.m.Men’s SL (1st run)
10 a.m.Women’s SL (1st run)
12 p.m.Men’s SL (2nd run)
1 p.m.Women’s SL (2nd run)
Saturday, March 8, 2014
10 a.m.Men’s 20 km FR (mass start)
12 p.m.Women’s 15 km FR (mass start)
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Rookie of the year, all east teams and seniors

This years Middlebury Carnival had some exciting moments including an electrifying lighting storm on friday and strong results on both days.

At the end of the day on Saturday All East Team Awards were handed out as well as sl and gs event leader and rookie of the year.

The freshman skier with the best results on the season and This years Rookie of the year award is awarded to Middlebury’s Chris McKenna. Seen below with womens rookie of the year Mardene Haskell. (Colby)

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EISA 1st Team All East – Hig Roberts


EISA 2nd Team All East- Chris McKenna and Yina Moe-Lange



Congrats Seniors on a memorable and successful four years on the carnival circuit. Liam Mulhern, Nick Bailey, James Clifford, Hig Roberts.


Fans- Kerry and Mary

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Winning your last Carnival Race on your home hill…. Priceless

Congratulations to Senior Hig Roberts for the win yesterday at the EISA Championships/NCAA Regional GS at the Middlebury Carnival.

Congratulations to the entire alpine team for a great season of racing and training.  We have more training and racing left… but it is worth noting what a great group of guys an girls we have on the team.  It was evident how tight this group is when it was clear that Hig had won.  What a celebration in the finish coral!  What a great day to be a Panther.

Roberts Hig, GS midd carnival victory celebration

Congrats to Elle Gilbert for her best career finish in fourth.  And Nick Bailey posted a 5th in the slalom which also was his best college career result.

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Warming up for Carnival Video

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2014 carnival poster

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Winter Carnival. Here is the plan.

These guys…..

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These events….

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Williams Stormfest

This is the team ready to brave the elements and the upcoming storm at Williams/Jimminy Peak.  In case we need some pushing the girls team will come to the rescue as they did on Sunday for the Roos family.


Men’s Team

Hig Roberts

Chris McKenna

Ghassan Gedeon-Achi

Nick Bailey

Liam Mulhern

Colin Hayes

Women’s Team

Yina Moe-Lange

Elle Gilbert

Kara Shaw

Katelyn Barclay

Lisa Schroer

Nicole Roos


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