UNH ALPINE DUO EARNS ALL-AMERICA HONORS
BARTLETT, N.H.Veronique Archambault-Leger (Montreal, Quebec) and Aileen Farrell (Ottawa, Ontario) of the University of New Hamshire ski team earned All-America Team honors at the 2007 NCAA Skiing Championships that were hosted by UNH from March 7-10 at Attitash and Jackson Cross Country Center.

The pair of UNH freshmen alpine skiers opened competition March 8 in the giant slalom and led the Wildcats to the second-highest team score in the women’s slalom on March 10 with 82 points.

Arcahmbault-Leger, who was honored as the EISA Points Champion (in both slalom and giant slalom) as well as the EISA Rookie of the Year, raced to a third-place finish in both the slalom and giant slalom to earn All-America Team honors in both disciplines. In the giant slalom, Archambault-Leger completed her first run in 1 minute, 16.29 seconds and the second in 1:15.43 for an overall time of 2:31.72. She recorded an aggregate time of 1:46.14 in the slalom with runs of 51.51 and 54.63.

In her NCAA Championship debut, Farrell earned All-America honors with a seventh-place finish in the giant slalom. Her overall time of 2:32.60 included times of 1:17.32 and 1:15.30. Farrell raced to a 14th-place finish in the slalom with a time of 1:49.83.

UNH finished 11th overall at the NCAA Skiing Championships with 255 points, 133 of which were produced by Archambault-Leger and Farrell.
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