NHS grad skiing at Colby College
Northwestern High School graduate Olivia Amber started her collegiate skiing career with a strong performance Friday at the Colby College Carnival in Maine.
Amber and fellow freshman Amy Bianco (Ely, Minn.) were the top finishers for Colby College. Bianco placed seventh in 17 minutes, 35.4 seconds, and Amber was 11th in 17:47.8.
The Colby women finished third overall in the team standings. It was the best finish since 2009 for the Colby women’s Nordic ski team, which competes in NCAA Division I.