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AU ski teams compete at Bristol Mountain
1/31/10

BRISTOL, NY -- The Alfred University men's and women's Alpine ski teams competed at Bristol Mountain, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30 and 31. The AU men were second of nine teams competing and the Alfred women were seventh of nine.

Senior Harrison Hendricks (Sodus, NY/Sodus) led the AU men, taking seventh in the slalom and 16th in the giant slalom. Sophomore Steve Barton (Dansville, NY/Dansville) was 11th and 12th, respectively, in the GS and slalom, and senior Joel Buchanan (Almond, NY/Scio) was 11th in the slalom. The Saxons placed fifth in the GS and second in the slalom to take second overall in the combined team standings.

Senior Lauren Pfeifer (Livonia, NY/Livonia) won the slalom to help the AU women’s team take third in that event. The women finished last in Saturday’s giant slalom, with freshman Claire Dvorak (Tully, NY/Tully) Alfred’s best GS skier (16th) in that event. Dvorak also took 16th in the slalom and junior Megan Caggianelli (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) was eighth.

The Alfred men's and women's teams are in action next on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 6 and 7, at Greek Peak, Cortland.