Saint Joseph's Alpine Ski Teams Compete in First-Ever Event

Saint Joseph's Alpine Ski Teams Compete in First-Ever Event

RUMFORD, Maine – The Saint Joseph's College alpine skiing teams competed in a slalom race at Black Mountain on Saturday in what was the first event in the history of the program.


In the first race, freshman Burke Cornish (Windham, Maine) finished 16th with a combined 1:56.05 time (56.80, 59.25) and senior Eryk Bean (Londonderry, N.H.) placed 17th with a 1:57.36 total time (1:00.60, 56.76).

In the second race, Cornish was 21st with a 1:53.88 effort (56.36, 57.52) and Bean placed 22nd with a 2:02.22 total time (50.61, 1:1.61). 


In the opening event, Sarah Hotchkiss (New Durham, N.H.) posted a 2:03.74 (1:00.71, 1:03.03) composite time and finished 17th overall, Brianna Cobb (Greenville, Maine) placed 19th with a 2:07.33 (1:02.35, 1:04.98) effort, and Lexzi Summers (West Stockbridge, Mass.) was 23rd with a 2:29.04 (1:19.49, 1:09.55) performance. 

In the closing race, Hotchkiss finished 21st with 2:01.04 (55.59, 1:05.55) time while Summers did not finish the first run and posted a 1:15.49 time in the second run. 

The alpine ski teams, led by first-year Head Coach Margot Cosentino and Assistant Coach Phoebe Chamberlin, are competing as club programs this winter and will transition to varsity status next season. The programs were added to the list of Saint Joseph's athletics teams last summer.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at