Ski racing on the East Coast is as it should be — icy and fast. Aspen’s Ben Throm isn’t quite as enthusiastic about the freeskiing, however, but he’s certainly not complaining about having the opportunity to compete collegiately.
Eleven Saint Michael's College skiers earned United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association (USCSCA) National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team honors recently, being recognized for posting a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade-point average.
Senior Guillaume Grand (La Plagne, France/Lycée Général Ferrié) capped his historic Saint Michael's College Alpine skiing career by placing fourth in the slalom on Saturday on the final day of the NCAA Championship at Stowe Mountain Resort, earning his third career All-America finish in the process.
After spending the third day of the NCAA Championship idle on Friday, the Saint Michael's College Alpine skiing team finds itself sitting 19th out of 24 schools heading into the final day on Saturday at Stowe Mountain Resort.
A pair of Saint Michael's College Alpine skiers cracked the top 25 in the giant slalom on Thursday during the NCAA Championship at Stowe Mountain Resort, as Alpine competitors took their turn for the first of two races after Nordic skiers kicked off the meet on Wednesday.
A school-record five Saint Michael's College Alpine skiers begin competition in the NCAA Championship at Stowe Mountain Resort on Thursday, with the Purple Knights standing tied for 17th among 24 schools after Wednesday's Nordic races at Trapp Family Lodge.
French native Guillaume Grand spoke virtually no English when he arrived, but he's since excelled in the classroom and is now getting set to compete in his fourth NCAA Championship for Saint Michael's.
A school-record five Saint Michael's College skiers have qualified for the NCAA Championship, it was announced on Tuesday, as the quintet of Alpine racers will take part in an event that involves student-athletes from Division I, II and III.
Senior Guillaume Grand (La Plagne, France/Lycée Général Ferrié) posted his second runner-up finish of the weekend while becoming Saint Michael's College's first Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) All-East first team pick in 23 years when the Bates College Carnival concluded on Saturday.
Senior Guillaume Grand's (La Plagne, France/Lycée Général Ferrié) second-place finish in the giant slalom on Friday has helped the Saint Michael's College Alpine and Nordic skiing teams tie for fifth among 14 schools after the opening day of the Bates College Carnival.