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Ski team kicks off season

Ski team kicks off season

By Sarah Jousset

Section: Featured, Sports

January 23, 2015

There might not be any snow here at Brandeis, but there is plenty on the mountains. Brandeis’ ski and snowboard club team kicked off its season on with a race on January 10th at Magic Mountain in Vermont.

Brandeis performed well at the race with Allison Schwab ’16 finishing third in the women’s snowboarding slalom with a combined time of 1:30.54. Brandeis’ Rachel Zhu ’18 finished with a combined time of 1:40.20, Kathryn Semerau ’17 finished with a combined time of 1:51.22 and Tamar Lyssy ’16 finished with a combined 2:02.78.

In Alpine skiing, Miriam Fink ’15 finished 9th for Brandeis with a time of 58.66. Emily Caditz ’15 finished the race with 1:04.29, Evelyn Karin ’17 finished with 1:09.22, Malika Briggs ’18 finished with a 1:12.33, Ellen Parker ’16 finished with a 1:21.26 and Isabel Smith ‘18 finished with a time of 1:26.99.

In Men’s Alpine Jordan Miller ’17 finished 15th with a time of 54.63. Also, racing for Brandeis, Shi Pu ’16 finished with a time of 59.22, Corey Shapiro ’15 finished with 1:06.55, Jacob Abrams ’17 finished with a time of 1:10.55, Zachary Schwartz ’18 finished with 1:15.71 while Tianxiang Liu (GRAD) finished with a 1:21.56.

The club will compete again this weekend at the Middlebury Snow Bowl in Vermont.

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