EISA Carnival Season Begins This Weekend

EISA Carnival Season Begins This Weekend

Pictured: Caroline McHugh in action during the 2008-09 season (Gil Talbot)

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - The 2010 EISA Carnival season kicks of this weekend.  St. Lawrence University hosts the first carnival in Lake Placid.  In an Olympic year it is fitting that that first Carnival takes place and Lake Placid- an Olympic town.

The Nordic races take place Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16 at Mt. Van Hovenberg.  Friday the women race a 5km classic and the men race a 10km classic on the Ladies 5km Course.  Saturday the women's race a 15km freestyle and the men's race 20km freestyle.  Both Saturday races are mass starts and use the Biathlon Trails.

The alpine races take place Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16 at Whiteface Mountain. On Friday both the women's and men's Giant Slalom are on Thruway/ Drapers Drop.  On Saturday both women's and men's Slalom races are on Drapers Drop.  Alpine races will be posted online live at

Results online at

More information and Lincoln's post race articles with photographs.....

New in 2010:
University of Maine Presque Isle Nordic Team joins EISA coached by Alexi Sotskov.

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St Lawrence Carnival Schedule

Friday 15  Team Score 

10:00 am    Women's 5K Classic*    Start List|Results        
  9:30 am    Women's  Giant Slalom 1st run      Start List
10:30 am    Men's Giant Slalom 1st run        Start List
11:30 am    Men's 10K Classic*   Start List | Results        
 1:00 pm    Women's Giant Slalom 2nd run     Results
 1:45 pm    Men's Giant Slalom 2nd run    Results
 4:00 pm    Alpine Coaches Meeting

Saturday 16    Team Score

10:00 am     Men's 20K Freestyle Mass Start*   Start List | Results    
  9:30 am     Men's Slalom 1st run       Start List
10:30 am     Women's Slalom 1st run           Start List
11:30  am    Women's 15K Freestyle Mass Start* Start List | Results    
12:30 pm     Men's Slalom 2nd run     Results
  1:15 pm     Women's Slalom 2nd run     Results

All Alpine Races are NCAA Qualifiers and Nordic Race with a * are NCAA Qualifiers.