Image Credit: University of Vermont

The University of Vermont’s Laurence St. Germain and Dartmouth College’s Tanguy Nef took the women’s and men’s NCAA giant slalom titles on Thursday in Stowe, Vermont.

St. Germain took the women’s race with a two-run time of 2:00.57 seconds. The Quebec native sat in fifth place after the first run and set the fastest second-run time to take the title. St. Germain was joined on the podium by the University of Utah’s Roni Remme in second place, 0.45 seconds back, and Dartmouth College’s Patricia Mangan in third, 0.99 seconds off of the pace.

In the men’s race, Nef won both runs to take the title with a two-run time of 1:56.10 seconds. Second place went to the University of Denver’s Simon Fournier, 1.25 seconds back. Nef’s fellow Dartmouth skier, James Ferri, rounded out the podium in third, 1.46 seconds off of his teammate.

Alpine racing continues on the last day of the Championships on Saturday, March 9, with men’s and women’s slalom.

Women’s Podium

  1. Laurence St. Germain (UVM): 2:00.57
  2. Roni Remme (UU): +0.45
  3. Patricia Mangan (DAR): +0.99

Men’s Podium

  1. Tanguy Nef (DAR): 1:56.10
  2. Simon Fournier (DU): +1.25
  3. James Ferri (DAR): +1.46
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Sean Higgins
Senior Editor
- A Lake Tahoe native and University of Vermont graduate, Higgins was a member of the Catamounts' 2012 NCAA title winning squad and earned first team All-American honors in 2013. Prior to coming to Ski Racing Media, he coached U14s for the Squaw Valley Ski Team.
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