Saxon ski teams second at Gore Mountain
NORTH CREEK, NY — The Alfred University men’s and women’s Alpine ski teams competed Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 9 and 10, at Gore Mountain. Each AU squad placed second out of five teams, their best team finishes of the season.
In Saturday’s giant slalom, senior Steve Barton (Dansville, NY/Dansville) placed third to lead the AU men, who took second in the GS as a team. Sophomore Jeremy Osak (Warwick, NY/Warwick Valley) was seventh; senior Bob Cilino (Bath, NY/Haverling) was eighth; freshman Bryce Lloyd (Hartland, VT/Sharon Academy) was ninth; and freshman Cody Towner (Batavia, NY/Batavia) was 12th.
The AU women took second in Saturday’s GS. Freshman Holly Mager (Warsaw, NY/Warsaw) led the Alfred women, taking fourth. Senior Claire Dvorak (Tully, NY/Tully) was fifth; junior Rebecca Spitz (Sterling, VA/Potomac Falls) was sixth; freshman Kaitlyn Tepper (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) was eighth; and junior Dianne Mattar (East Amherst, NY/Williamsville East) was ninth.
The Saxon men were fourth in Sunday’s slalom. Barton was fifth in the slalom and took third in the individual combined standings. Towner was 15th; Cilino was 16; and Lloyd was 17th.
Mager was Alfred’s top skier in the women’s slalom, placing third and leading AU to a second-place team finish. Dvorak was sixth; Mattar was seventh; Tepper was eighth; and Spitz was ninth.
Alfred is in action next on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16 and 17, at Labrador Mountain.
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