Torin La Liberte
Torin La Liberte
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Madison, N.H.
High School: Kennett
Team: Men

Honors: 2017 Captain

As a Junior: Was the fastest Purple Knight in seven of the team's 11 individual events … took third overall in the 9.2K time trial at Laval on Nov. 22, finishing in 25:38 … completed the 10K freestyle in 24:23.4, and crossed the line at 3:55.65 during the 1.5K classic sprint at the Bates Carnival on Jan. 15-16 … placed 45th overall in the mass-start 15K classic with a 46:13.7, and was part of the 26th-fastest pair in the team sprint freestyle with a 18:45.3 at the Colby Carnival on Jan. 23-24 … took 31st overall in the 10K freestyle with a 23:04.8, and finished the 10K classic in 27:36.7 at the Vermont Carnival on Feb. 6-7 … finished the mass-start 20K classic in 52:56.1 at the Dartmouth Carnival on Feb. 13 … took 35th overall in the 10K freestyle with a 26:14.8, and finished the 5K classic pursuit at 15:06.7, for a combined time of 41:20.7 to take 39th overall at the Williams Carnival on Feb. 19-20 … took 36th overall in the 10K freestyle with a 24:16.5, and was 41st in the mass-start 20K classic with a 52:11 at the Middlebury Carnival/EISA Championship on Feb. 26-27.

As a Sophomore: Was the top SMC finisher in all 11 of team's individual events ... logged a 1:07:02.3 in the mass-start 20K classic and a 27:17.5 in the 10K freestyle at the Bates Carnival on Jan. 16-17 ... crossed the line in 28:40.9 in the 10K skate and in 46:50.0 in the mass-start 10K classic at the Vermont Carnival on Jan. 23-24 ... timed in at 35:06.7 in the 10K classic during the Saint Michael's Carnival on Jan. 30-31 ... posted times of 3:32.7 in the 1.6K freestyle sprint and 28:26.5 in the 10K freestyle at the Dartmouth Carnival on Feb. 6-7 ... first on the team in the 10K classic (28:50.1) and the 10K freestyle (27:53.4) at the Middlebury Carnival on Feb. 13-14 ... recorded a 31:29.2 in the 10K freestyle and a 1:09:48.1 in the mass-start 20K classic at the Saint Lawrence Carnival/EISA Championship on Feb. 27-28.

As a Freshman: Was the top SMC finisher in 11 of team's 12 events ... logged a 39:16.8 in the 10K classic and a 41:34.4 in the 15K freestyle at the Colby Carnival on Jan. 17-18 ... crossed the line in 28:50.6 in the 10K classic and in 54:26.8 in the mass-start 20K freestyle at the New Hampshire Carnival on Jan. 24-25 ... timed in at 3:34.7 in the 1.4K classic sprint and in 28:21.7 in the 10K freestyle at the Vermont Carnival on Feb. 1-2 ... clocked in at 29:22.8 in the 10K freestyle at the Dartmouth Carnival on Feb. 7-8 ... posted a time of 33:50.4 in the 10K classic at the Williams Carnival on Feb. 14-15 ... finished first among Purple Knight skiers in the 10K classic (32:45.6) and in the mass-start 20K freestyle (50:21.5) at the Middlebury Carnival/EISA Championship on Feb. 21-22.

High School: Member of the cross country, Nordic skiing, lacrosse, track & field, ski jumping, Alpine skiing and soccer teams at Kennett High School ... served as captain for two years for the Nordic skiing team ... three-time New Hampshire representative in the Eastern High School Ski Championship ... placed second overall in the 2013 Eastern High School SkiChampionship ... was four-time individual NHIAA Division II champion ... was a three-time individual NHIAA champion ... helped high school's Nordic skiing team win 2012 and 2013 NHIAA Division II and all-state crowns ... member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... NHIAA scholar athlete.

Personal: Torin Roger La Liberte ... son of Ted and Coryann La Liberte ... majoring in media studies, journalism & digital arts ... also member of cross country team ... president of cycling club ... won 2014 U.S. Collegiate Nordic Ski Jumping National Championship ... won 2016 Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Eastern Road Race C Championship ... cousin Julie Brown played beach volleyball at Florida State, helping Seminoles finish as runner-up in the sport's inaugural NCAA Championship in 2016.