Liz Guiney
Liz Guiney
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Park City, Utah
Position: Nordic | Co-Captain
Major: Genetics
Team: Park City Nordic Ski Club

The daughter of R.J. and Julie Melgaard Guiney... born 2-7-91 in Park City, Utah


Inducted into National College Athlete Honor Society, Chi Sigma Alpha... named the winner of the National College Men's and Women's Skiing Elite 89 award, which is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at each of the NCAA's 89 championships.. feted for compiling a cumulative GPA of 3.988 in genetics... named to NSCA All-Academic Team for fourth straight season... competed in NCAAs for third time... earned third straight All-East Second Team berth... after missing the season's first two carnivals to compete at the U23 World Championships for the United States Ski Team (Jan. 21-27), came back with a flourish at the UVM Carnival, taking fourth in the 5K free and fifth in the 10K classic... capped her EISA career with a pair of team-leading sixth-place finishes at Bates (EISAs) in the 5K classic and 10K free... ranked 10th in the East in free, classic and overall... named women's Nordic team co-captain for second straight season

UVM Carnival10K Classic5K Freestyle
  5th (39 pts) 4th (50 pts)
SLU Carnival3K Prologue15K Freestyle
Colby Carnival5K Classic15K Freestyle
Dartmouth Carnival5K Classic3x5K Free Relay
 9th (31 pts)  
Middlebury Carnival5K Classic15K Free MS
 13th (28 pts)14th (30 pts)
Bates Carnival (EISAs)5K Classic10K Free MS
 6th (37 pts) 6th (37 pts) 
NCAAs (Middlebury)5K Classic15K Free MS
 33rd (7 pts)
16th (25 pts)

Named to 2011-12 Capital One Academic All-District Women's At-Large Team... NENSA Elite & Development Team nominee... Nordic team MVP... inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society... finished 23rd in 15K classic and was top 'Cat with 30th in 5K free at NCAA Championships... named to National Ski Coaches Association All-Academic Team for third straight year... qualified for NCAA Championships, hosted by Montana State, for second straight season... named to EISA All-East Second Team for second consecutive year...  finished as top 'Cat in both the 15K classic (5th place, 39 points) and 5K free (9th, 31 points) at EISAs, hosted by Middlebury ... finished 14th for 58 points (points doubled) in 10K classic at Williams; had eight-race streak of top-10 finishes snapped... earned seventh & eighth straight Top-10 finishes to start season by taking 10th in both 5K free (31 points) and 15K classic (31 points) at Dartmouth Carnival; was top 'Cat in both races... was top 'Cat with 10th place (33 points) in 10K free and also took 10th (31 points) in 5K classic at UVM Carnival... secured team's top results in classic sprints (10th) and 15K free (10th) at UNH Carnival, extending streak to four straight races as Top 'Cat | Video... was top 'Cat with 7th-place finish in 10K classic and 8th-place finish in 5K free at Bates Carnival... elected as Nordic team co-captain

Named to 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-District Women's At-Large Team... named to USCSCA All-Academic Team... finished 16th in 5K free, leading 'Cats participants, and took 37th place in 15K classic at NCAA Championships... selected to participate in NCAA Championships, hosted by University of Vermont... named to EISA All-East Second Team... finished 10th in 5K free at EISA Championships at Bates... part of victorious 3x3 sprint relay team (Egan, Kullas) and placed 10th in 10K free at Middlebury Carnival... finished 9th in 15K classic and 15th in 5K free at Dartmouth Carnival... placed 6th in 15K classic and 13th in 5K free at Vermont Carnival... took 9th place in 10K classic and was part of 2nd-place 3x5 relay team (Bean, Egan) at Colby Carnival... finished 3rd in 5K classic and 8th in 10K free at St. Lawrence Carnival

Competed in all six carnivals... individual top performance was 8th in 15K at St. Lawrence... placed 10th in 10K free at St. Michael’s... on classic sprint relay team that finished 4th at St. Michael’s... on 3x5K free relay team that placed 6th at Dartmouth... earned 11th in 5K free at Williams... finished 13th (5K classic) and 16th (10K free) at UVM

Before UNH
Graduate of Park City High School 2009... All-State Academic Team in both skiing and cross crountry as a senior... ranked as All-American in Jr. Olympics from 2006-09... earned three silver medals at the 2007 Jr. Olympics... earned two silvers at 2009 Jr. Olympics... participated in the J1 Scandanavian Cup Trip in 2009... ranked 3rd in J1 Girls in 2009

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