Alpine skiers record four top-ten finishes at NCAA Championships on Wednesday

Brendan Looney | Sports Editor |

Four members of the St. Michael’s alpine ski team competed in the NCAA Championships this week at Whiteface Mountain. Ski racers representing St. Michael’s included Simen Strand ’24, Helene Kristoffersen ’25, Eirik Kveno ’25, and Gray Flanagan ’26. All four racers attained All-America status with their top-ten finishes during the giant slalom event on Wednesday. Results from the men’s giant slalom placed Strand, Kveno, and Flanagan in sixth, eighth, and ninth place respectively, with Kristoffersen placing eighth during the women’s giant slalom. Competition continues this Friday with all four racers once again competing within the slalom events. Check back here for results regarding Friday’s events.

Members of the St. Michael’s alpine team pose for a photo on Mar. 8, 2023. From left to right: head coach Gus MacLeod, Helene Kristoffersen ’25, Gray Flanagan ’26, and assistant coach Martin Wilson. PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS BY BRENDAN LOONEY.