JACKSON, N.H. — Junior Steph Nicols posted her second consecutive second-place finish in the women’s 10-kilometer skate to lead the St. Lawrence University Nordic ski team on day two of the University of New Hampshire Carnival at the Jackson XC Touring Center on Friday.
After a second-place finish in the 7-kilometer skate Thursday, Nicols skied the 10k course in 32 minutes and 38.6 seconds, finishing less than a minute behind UNH’s Lucy Anderson. With second place, Nicols earned 47 EISA points and 80 NCAA points.
On the men’s side, sophomore Kai Richter posted a sixth-place finish in the men’s 10k skate, finishing in 30:41.1 to earn 41 EISA points and 45 NCAA points. First-year skier George David Gowdy placed ninth in 31:29.2, while Charlie Reinhardt rounded out the top-three men’s scorers in 10th in 31:52.1.
Combined with Thursday’s scores, the Saints took second place in the dual-meet carnival with UNH.