After claiming the regular-season Eastern Collegiate Ski Conference MacConnell Division title on Sunday, the Castleton University men’s alpine ski team had four racers named to the All-MacConnell Division Team, highlighted by Rookie of the Year Logan Mackie.
Letters, phone calls and text messages from MacConnell Division coaches, parents and officials flooded the inboxes of the Castleton ski team in the wake of the incident, each featuring the same few words: heroic, courageous and selfless.
The Castleton University men’s alpine ski team clinched its first-ever Eastern Collegiate Ski Conference MacConnell Division title on Sunday afternoon with a second-place finish in the slalom at Proctor Ski Area.
The Castleton University men’s alpine skiing team got off to a quick start in the first run on Sunday morning, but a tough second run dropped the Spartans to a fourth-place finish in the giant slalom at West Mountain.
Paul Rechberger returned to the top of the podium on Friday afternoon for the Castleton men’s alpine ski team, leading his team to a top finish with a first place result in the season’s first giant slalom race at Okemo Mountain Resort.