Keenhold and Horne Ride Well Despite Conditions at USCSA Nationals

Keenhold and Horne Ride Well Despite Conditions at USCSA Nationals

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – University of Maine at Farmington snowboarders Vaughn Keenhold (Braintree, Vt./Randolph Union) and Angelica Horne (Bay Shore, N.Y./Bay Shore) had strong outings in their skiercross and slopestyle events at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championship.

Keenhold closed out his championship week with a 40th place finish in the men's freeski skiercross event on Thursday. Veenhold just missed the cut in 40th with a score of 43.09. UMF ranked 17th in the team standings. 

Horne missed out on a top ten finish in Wednesday's women's snowboard slopestyle event by nearly two points. After scoring 44.00 points in her opening run, Horne tallied 52.67 points in her final run of the afternoon and ranked 11th in the individual standings. With Horne's performance, the Beavers rank eighth on team leaderboard.

"The conditions were super firm and fast, like a slate pool table, but our athletes rode well, I was very proud of them," UMF snowboard coach Barry Tripp expressed after the skiercross event.  

UMaine-Farmington returns to USCSA National Championship action on Friday with the snowboard boardercross events and nordic classic sprint races.