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  Amy Gifford
Amy Gifford

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Readfield, Maine

High School:
Maranacook Community High School

Height:
5-2

Birthdate:
05/29/1989


AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Complete Results
Finished 20th in the Giant Slalom with a time of 2:13.77 at the USCSA National Championships (Mar. 4) ... Placed 14th in the Slalom (1:46.05) at the ECSC Regionals (Feb. 21) ... Finished 16th in the Slalom with a time of 1:51.10 at the UMass Carnival (Feb. 1) ... Placed 21st in the Giant Slalom (1:51.99) at the MIT Carnival (Jan. 31) ... Finished 17th in the Slalom (1:37.28) and 18th in the Giant Slalom (2:09.35) at the Plymouth State Carnival (Jan. 24-25) ... Placed 22nd (1:54.73) and 17th (1:36.99) in two Slalom runs at the UConn Carnival (Jan. 16-17) ... Finished 19th (1:51.08) and 23rd (1:52.45) in two Giant Slalom runs at the Colby-Sawyer College Carnival (Jan. 9-10).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Complete Results
Did not finish in the Giant Slalom at the Colby-Sawyer College Carnival (Jan. 12) ... Finished 13th in the Slalom at the VC Holiday Carnival at the Bromley Mountain Resort (Dec. 15) ... Finished 48th with a time of 2:13.70 in the Giant Slalom at the Okemo VC at Okemo Mountain (Dec. 9).

PERSONAL: Full name is Amy Baker Gifford ... Born May 29, 1989 ... Daughter of Donn and Linda Gifford ... Sister of Jennifer ... Uncle Ronn Giford skied for UMO and in the Masters league ... Believes will contribute to the team through consistency and added depth ... Hobbies include being outside and relaxing with family and friends ... Most admired person is her sister ... Favorite athlete is Daron Rahlves ... Nicknamed Giff ... An Animal Science/Pre Vet major

More Headlines

 
03/05/2009
Women's Skiing Finishes Sixth In Giant Slalom At USCSA Nationals
  • Giant Slalom Results
    The UMass Women's Ski Team got underway at the USCSA Nationals on Wednesday, skiing to a sixth place finish in the Giant Slalom in Winter Park, Colo. Emily Shilletto (Toronto, Ont.) led the way for the Minutewomen, finishing 13th. The Women's Team will be back in action on Friday when they will compete in the Slalom.
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    02/25/2009
    Q&A With Head Ski Coach Skip Fox Recapping The ECSC Regionals
    The UMass Women's Ski Team captured a trip to the USCSA Nationals next weekend after their fifth place finish in last weekend's ECSC Regionals. The Minutewomen placed three skiers in the top-15 during both days of the Regionals. The Men's team, the defending USCSA National Champions, will not be returning to the Nationals after their sixth place finish over the weekend. The Minutemen had a tough day in Saturday's Slalom, finishing in ninth place before recovering with a second place finish in the Giant Slalom.
     
     
    02/23/2009
    Women's Skiing Places Fifth, Men Sixth, At ECSC Regionals
  • Slalom Results | Giant Slalom Results
    The UMass Ski team competed in the ECSC Regionals this past weekend in Waterville Valley, N.H. The women's team finished fifth overall, securing a spot in the USCSA Nationals in Winter Park, Colo. from March 3-7. The Men's team finished sixth overall after a disappointing ninth place finish in the Slalom before a second place finish in Sunday's Giant Slalom. UMass Skiing will be back in action this weekend when they will participate in the EISA Regionals at Sugarloff.
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