Carleton men, Lakehead women win extreme cold weather shortened OUA Nordic Championships

Carleton men, Lakehead women win extreme cold weather shortened OUA Nordic Championships

As a result of extreme cold weather conditions in North Bay on Sunday, Day 3 races were cancelled at the 2015 OUA Nordic Championships.

Carleton men captured their first OUA Nordic banner since the 2011 while the Lakehead women's team won their 11th consecutive championship.

Team Results

Men

1. Carleton

2. Lakehead

3. Nipissing 

Women

1. Lakehead

2. Carleton

3. Nipissing 

All-Stars

Men 

Colin Abbott, Carleton

Stefan Lloyd, Carleton

Harry Seaton, Lakehead

Jordan Cascagnette

Carrington Pomeroy, Carleton

Thomsen D'Hont, Nipissing

Ben Wilkinson-Zan, Lakehead

Christopher Hamilton, Lakehead

Angus Foster, Lakehead

Patrick Van Walraven, Carleton

Women

Kendra Murray, Carleton

Alanna's Maclean, Lakehead

Sadie White, Lakehead

Adrienne Hynes, Carleton

Kajsa Heyes, Nipissing

Erin Tribe, Lakehead

Kyla Vanderzwet, Carleton

Moira Haggarty, Lakehead

Camille Hamm, Lakehead

Shelby Dickey, Nipissing

On Day 2 of the 2015 OUA Nordic Ski Championships, the skiers hit the trails on campus at Nipissing University, similar to last year's race which was held on Day 1.

The conditions were a little friendlier for this race, which was the 6.6 kilometre classic race.

Carleton and Lakehead were the big winners, as they took home three medals each; Carleton won two on the men's side – gold and silver and gold on the women's side – while Lakehead claimed a bronze on the men's side and both silver and bronze on the women's side.

From Carleton, Colin Abbott won gold, Steffan Lloyd claimed silver and Lakehead skier Harry Seaton took home bronze.

Abbott's time of 18:03.7 was 30 seconds ahead of second place Lloyd and just under a minute ahead of Seaton.

Jordan Cascagnette, representing the Nipissing Lakers took home fourth place and was 1:15.3 off the gold medal pace.

Thomsen D'Hont, another Lakers skier finished in sixth place with a time of 19:27.4

Carleton skier Carrington Pomeroy was sandwiched in between the two Lakers skiers, finishing fifth.

On the women's side, Carleton's Kendra Murray turned in a time of 21:39.5, 10 seconds ahead of second place, as she took home the gold meda.

Lakehead skiers Alannah Maclean, silver, and Sadie White finished second and third.

Carleton had the fourth place skier, as well, as Adrienne Hynes edged out Kajsa Heyes of the Lakers for fourth spot.

Shelby Dickey, who won a bronze medal Friday night, cracked the top 10 thanks to a run of 23:47.9

With the final race set for Sunday morning, the skiers will look to close out the 2014-15 OUA Nordic skiing season with a bang.

Full Results - http://zone4.ca/results.asp?ID=7284&cat=all