2012-13 Men's Skiing News

May 10, 2013
Coffey, Lindgren, Teschner, Taylor Named Skiing MVPs
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH skiing program recently held its postseason banquet to recognize the top performers from the 2013 season. The alpine team crowned Sam Coffey (Snowmass, Colo.) and Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) as its MVPs, while Erik Lindgren (Pitea, Sweden) and Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) were feted as the MVPs of the Nordic team.

May 7, 2013
Evans, Maguire Named Jim Urquhart Student-Athletes of Year
DURHAM, N.H. – Matt Evans (Hanover, Mass.) of the football team and Keely Maguire (Georgetown, Mass.) of the women’s track and field team were named the 2012-13 recipients of the Jim Urquhart Student-Athlete of the Year award by the UNH athletic department.

May 3, 2013
Nordic Skiing's Liz Guiney Named to Craftsbury Green Racing Project
CRAFTSBURY COMMON, Vt. – UNH senior Nordic skier Liz Guiney (Park City, Utah) was selected to the prestigious Craftsbury Green Racing Project, a non-profit organization that supports and promotes participation and excellence in lifelong sports with a special focus on rowing, running and Nordic skiing.

April 11, 2013
Skiing Golf Tournament Slated for May 11 (8:30 a.m.) at The Links at Outlook
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH skiing program will play host to the UNH Ski Team 21st Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 11, at The Links at Outlook golf course in South Berwick, Maine. The fundraising event, which is open to the public, is a four-person team scramble beginning at 8:30 a.m.

March 11, 2013
Hogan, Vest-Burton: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Kelsey Hogan (Nashua, New Hampshire) of the women’s basketball team and Taylor Vest-Burton (Breckenridge, Colo.) of the men’s ski team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

March 9, 2013
Caldwell Bean's All-America 2nd-Team Performance Lifts Skiing To 8th at NCAAs
RIPTON, Vt. – Senior Anya Caldwell Bean (Wolfeboro, N.H.) capped her college career by earning All-America Second Team in the women’s Nordic 15K free help the UNH skiing team finish in eighth place at the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships.

March 8, 2013
Coffey, Vest-Burton Earn All-America at NCAA Ski Championships (Day 3 of 4)
HANCOCK, Vt. – Sam Coffey (Snowmass, Colo.) notched third place and Taylor Vest-Burton (Breckenridge, Colo.) took fifth place to earn All-America First Team in men's slalom as the UNH skiing team moved into seventh place at the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted by Middlebury College.

March 7, 2013
Taylor Paces Skiing on Thursday at NCAA Championships (Day 2 of 4)
RIPTON, Vt. – Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) raced to a 22nd-place finish in the women's 5K classic Nordic race Thursday at Rikert Touring Center to lead the University of New Hampshire skiing team on day two of the NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted by Middlebury College.

March 6, 2013
Oliver, Vest-Burton Lead Skiing to 4th at NCAA Championships (Day 1 of 4)
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah) tied for second place and Taylor Vest-Burton (Breckenridge, Colo.) took sixth place Wednesday in men's giant slalom to spark the UNH skiing team to fourth place overall on the opening day of the 2013 National Collegiate Men's and Women's Skiing Championships at Middlebury College.

March 5, 2013
Liz Guiney Named NCAA Skiing's Elite 89 Winner
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – UNH senior women's Nordic skier Liz Guiney (Park City, Utah) was named the winner of the National College Men's and Women's Skiing Elite 89 award, which recognized her for reaching the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in Division I skiing while also achieving the highest academic standard among her peers. Guiney was honored at Tuesday night's NCAA Skiing Championships awards banquet.

February 26, 2013
Eleven Skiers To Compete In NCAA Championships (March 6-9)
INDIANAPOLIS – Eleven members of the University of New Hampshire skiing team have been selected to compete in the 2013 National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Skiing Championships, which are being hosted by Middlebury College from March 6-9.

February 23, 2013
Oliver, Teschner Rally Skiing To Third Place at EISA Championships
NEWRY & RUMFORD, Maine– Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah) finished fourth in the men’s slalom race, and Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) took fourth place in the women’s slalom Saturday to help the UNH skiing team rally to third place in the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) Championships, hosted by Bates College.

February 22, 2013
Vest-Burton notches season-high fourth place to lead skiing to fourth at EISAs (Day 1 of 2)
NEWRY & RUMFORD, Maine– Taylor Vest-Burton (Breckenridge, Colo.) finished a season-best fourth in the men's giant slalom to propel the UNH skiing team to fourth place overall following Friday’s opening day of the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) Championships, hosted by Bates College.

February 16, 2013
Teschner's Giant Slalom Victory Powers Skiing to 4th at Middlebury Carnival
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Randa Teschner (Petawawa, Ontario) raced to victory in the women’s giant slalom Saturday to ignite a team first-place finish in that discipline, and the UNH skiing team finished in fourth place overall at the Middlebury Carnival.

February 15, 2013
Oliver's Career-Best 2nd-Place Men's SL Finish Leads Skiing to Fourth at Middlebury (Day 1 of 2)
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Coley Oliver (Salt Lake City, Utah) registered a career-best second-place finish in men’s slalom to highlight the UNH skiing team’s first day of racing at the Middlebury Carnival. The Wildcats, with 351 points, are in fourth place overall.

February 8, 2013
Coffey leads skiing to fourth place at Dartmouth Carnival (Day 1 of 2)
LYME, N.H./CRAFTSBURY, Vt. – Sam Coffey (Snowmass, Colo.) led a trio of UNH men’s alpine skiers to top-12 finishes at Dartmouth Skiway by notching eighth place in the giant slalom Friday as the Wildcat ski team took fourth place overall on the opening day of the Dartmouth Carnival.

February 3, 2013
Guiney's fifth-place finish in women's 10K classic leads skiing to third place at UVM Carnival
STOWE, Vt. – Liz Guiney (Park City, Utah) headlined the UNH skiing team’s efforts for the second straight day by placing fifth in the women’s Nordic 10K classic, helping the Wildcats finish third at the Vermont Carnival on Sunday at Trapp Family Lodge.

January 26, 2013
Women's Nordic's Third Straight Win Leads Skiing to Third Place at Colby Carnival (Day 2 of 3)
CARRABASSETT VALLEY & WATERVILLE, Maine – Annika Taylor (Truckee, Calif.) finished second in the 5K classic race to lead the women’s Nordic team to its third straight race victory to begin the EISA season, and the UNH skiing team is in third place following Saturday’s second day of action at the Colby Carnival.

January 25, 2013
Lepine's fifth-place finish leads skiing to second place at Colby Carnival (Day 1 of 3)
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – Marie-Elaine Lepine (Mont-Tremblant, Quebec) took fifth place in Friday’s women’s giant slalom race to lead a trio of top-10 finishes among UNH alpine skiers as the Wildcats skiing team grabbed second place overall after the first of three days of EISA racing at the Colby Carnival.

January 19, 2013
Izzo's Nordic Win Leads Skiing to Third Place at St. Lawrence Carnival
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Elizabeth Izzo (Lake Placid, N.Y.) posted a victory in the women’s 3K prologue freestyle to headline a team race victory for the UNH women’s Nordic skiing team and an overall third-place finish at Saturday’s final day of the St. Lawrence Carnival.

January 18, 2013
Bean's 15K Free 2nd-Place Finish Paces Skiing to Third at SLU Carnival (Day 1 of 2)
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Anya Caldwell Bean (Wolfeboro, N.H.) notched a career-best second-place finish in the women’s 15K freestyle Nordic race to lead the UNH ski team to a team victory in that race and third place overall to highlight the opening day of the St. Lawrence Carnival on Friday.

January 14, 2013
Frame, Coffey: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Morgan Frame (Waterville, Maine) of the women’s basketball team and Sam Coffey (Snowmass, Colo.) of the ski team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

January 12, 2013
Men's Slalom Victory Powers Ski Team to 2nd Place at UVM Carnival
STOWE, Vt. – Powered by the second runner-up finish in as many races from Sam Coffey (Snowmass, Colo.), the UNH men’s alpine skiing team captured a slalom victory and finished in second place at the conclusion of Saturday’s alpine portion of the UVM Winter Carnival at Mt. Mansfield Ski and Snowboard Club.

January 11, 2013
Coffey Leads Men's Skiing to Giant Slalom Win, 2nd place at UVM Carnival (Day 1)
STOWE, Vt. – Sam Coffey (Snowmass, Colo.) notched a career-best second place finish to ignite a team victory in the men’s giant slalom as the UNH skiing team took second place during Friday’s opening day of the Vermont Carnival at Mt. Mansfield Ski and Snowboard Club.

January 2, 2013
Ski Team Announces Gill, Yutrzenka Sign NLIs
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH ski coordinator and Nordic skiing head coach Cory Schwartz announced Wednesday that student-athletes Lizzie Gill and Teagan Yutrzenka have signed national letters of intent to join the UNH skiing program in the fall of 2013.

December 17, 2012
Former UNH Alpine Skier Leanne Smith Places 2nd in World Cup Race
VAL D’ISERE, FRANCE – Former UNH alpine skier Leanne Smith (Conway, N.H.) earned her first career Audi FIS Ski World Cup podium by placing second in the Val d’Isere downhill race on Friday, Dec. 14.

December 10, 2012
Ski Program Announces Captains for 2012-13 Season
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH Nordic and alpine skiing teams announced Monday their team captains for the 2012-13 season. Anya Caldwell Bean (Wolfeboro, N.H.) and Liz Guiney (Park City, Utah) were tabbed as Nordic women’s co-captains, while Erik Lindgren (Pitea, Sweden) and Perry Thomas (Rindge, N.H.) were selected as Nordic men’s co-captains. Alpine team captains are Laura Rozinowicz (Toronto, Ontario) and Taylor Vest-Burton (Breckenridge, Colo.).

December 5, 2012
2012-13 Skiing Media Guide Now Available
DURHAM, N.H. - The 2012-13 UNH skiing media guide is now available at www.unhwildcats.com. The 35-page publication features skier and coach profiles, team records and a comprehensive history of the Wildcat alpine and Nordic programs.

November 19, 2012
Reed, DeSmith: Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight & Wildcat Weekly Roundup
DURHAM, N.H. – Cari Reed of the women’s basketball team and Casey DeSmith of the men’s ice hockey team are featured in this week's Service Credit Union Student-Athlete Spotlight.

October 15, 2012
Skiing to Honor Former Coaches at UNH/BU Men's Ice Hockey Game (Oct. 20)
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH skiing program will honor former coaches Tom Barstow, Tom Upham, Ned McSherry and Rex Bell prior to this Saturday’s UNH/BU men’s ice hockey game at the Whittemore Center.

October 3, 2012
UNH Skiing and Ski NH Offering Special Ticket Package
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire skiing program, in conjunction with SkiNH.com, is offering a special rate on a 64-ticket booklet to all alpine and Nordic ski areas in the state for the 2012-13 season.

September 12, 2012
Skiing holding 2012 Ski Sale on Oct. 28
DURHAM, N.H. – The UNH ski program will hold its 2012 Ski Sale at the UNH Field House on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Skis, boards, skates and apparel, both new and used, will be for sale, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the UNH Ski Program. There will also be a free raffle for New Hampshire ski area passes.

June 11, 2012
Skiing Announces 2012-13 Recruiting Class
DURHAM, N.H. – UNH ski coordinator/Nordic head coach Cory Schwartz and alpine head coach Brian Blank announced Monday their recruits for the 2012-13 season.

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