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Men's Skiing Takes Home Fourth In Plymouth State Carnival
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Rush Hawkins continues to lead UMass' skiing charge.

Rush Hawkins continues to lead UMass' skiing charge.

Jan. 25, 2006

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. - Jason Small captured the individual slalom title with a time of 1:36.87 while Rush Hawkins won the giant slalom event. Overall, the Minutemen finished fourth in the Plymouth State Carnival and were third in the slalom.

Small's win was notable as he blew away the rest of the field beating out second-place finisher Topher Harlow of Plymouth State by more than three full seconds. UMass' next finisher was Patrick Hofer, who placed 11th with a time of 1:43.98. Patrick Bachant was 15th at 1:47.37 followed by Alex Zahoruiko (20th/1:51.54) and Paul Lewenberg (24th/1:52.30).

In the team standings in the slalom, UMass placed third with a 5:32.06 behind host Plymouth State (507.54) and Colby/Sawyer (525.13).

In the overall carinval, UMass was fourth with a time of 347.99 behind Colby-Sawyer (342.05), Boston College (346.61) and Plymouth State (347.04).



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