A year ago, Chris Stock was a promising freshman Nordic skier. On Friday, he fulfilled that promise, placing as one of the top skiers in the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association. The sophomore’s fourth-place finish in the men’s classic sprint event highlighted Harvard’s ninth-place finish this past weekend at the University of New Hampshire Carnival.
Athletes have long been making ill-advised comments to the media, but in earlier days, they seemed to be the victims. It was the reporters who clawed for sound bites; athletes were simply foolish enough to respond.
Recently we released the first-round winners on the male side of the bracket, and earlier today, we revealed the winner of the matchup between Josue Ortiz and Keith Wright. Now, we take a look at our second men’s semifinal: football’s Collier Winters against rowing phenom Andrew Campbell.
Earlier this morning, we took a look at the matchup between Rebecca Nadler and Laura Gemmell. Now, we turn our attention to our second showdown on the women’s side: fencer Alexandra Kiefer v. hockey’s Josephine Pucci.