Nordic Ski Team excited for new faces and future success

The Nordic Ski team is looking to expand its membership and trophy case. Over 70 students signed up for the team, bringing high hopes for a fun and successful season. “We have a huge number of skiers, more than we have had in the past,” senior captain Melanie Luikart said.  The team hopes for a lot of snow this Winter, as last year’s dry Winter resulted in difficult practice plans and many cancelled meets. Until there is snow, the team works on strength and conditioning along with roller skiing to prepare for the season. Last year, sophomore Ellen McCarthy qualified for the state meet, a feat that the team looks repeat this year. “As a team we have some really strong skiers this year,” senior captain Melanie Luikart said.  “We are hoping to do really well at sections in order to continue on to State.”