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AU women's ski team places second, men fourth, at Greek Peak
2/08/10

CORTLAND, NY -- The Alfred University men's and women's Alpine ski teams competed over the weekend at Greek Peak. The Alfred women's placed second and the AU men were fourth.

The AU women were paced by junior Megan Caggianelli (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa), who took third in the combined individual standings -- placing eighth in the giant slalom and fifth in the slalom -- and senior Lauren Pfeifer, who won the slalom. Freshman Claire Dvorak (Tully, NY/Tully) was seventh in the slalom and 11th in the giant slalom and senior Ulana Bihun (Jericho, VT/Mt. Mansfield) was 10th in the GS.

Senior Harrison Handricks (Sodus, NY/Sodus) took seventh in the slalom and 13th in the GS to lead the Alfred men. Senior Joel Buchanan (Almond, NY/Scio) was ninth in the slalom and sophomore Steve Barton (Dansville, NY/Dansville) was 12th in the GS and 14th in the slalom.

The AU ski teams are in action next on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13 and 14, at Toggenburg Mountain, Fabius, NY.