Kristen Sweeney
Kristen Sweeney
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Westport, Conn.
High School: Green Mountain Valley School

Career Achievements

• 2014 USCSA All-America honorable mention (giant slalom)
• 2014 USCSA All-East region
• 2014, 2016, 2017 All-MacConnell Division

Career Highlights

2017: As a senior, completed 13 of 14 races at seven carnivals…finished in the top 17 on 11 occasions…came in 14th in the MacConnell Division standings…placed 14th in the giant slalom at Okemo on January 13…came in 16th in the GS and 13th in the slalom at West Mountain on January 21-22…finished sixth and eighth in a pair of giant slalom races at Whiteface on January 27-28…finished 14th in the GS and 17th in the slalom at Crotched Mountain on February 4-5…came in 14th in both slalom races at Proctor/Blackwater on February 11-12…came in 15th in the slalom, 17th in the GS and 12th in the combined standings at the USCSA Eastern Regional Championships at Mount Abram on February 18-19…qualified for but did not compete at the NCAA Regional Championships…came in 46th in the slalom at the USCSA National Championships at Mount Bachelor.

2016: As a junior, completed 12 of 13 races and finished 15th in the MacConnell Division standings…recorded seven top-15 results…came in 14th in a pair of slalom events at Blackwater Ski Area to open the year on January 15-16…finished 18th in the slalom at West Mountain on January 24…came in 10th and 13th in back-to-back giant slalom races at Whiteface Mountain on January 30-31…finished 12th in a pair of slalom races at Pat’s Peak on February 19-20…came in 13th in the GS at Mount Sunapee to conclude the regular season on February 21…finished 17th in the GS at the USCSA Eastern Regional Championships at Mount Abram on February 27…finished 29th in the GS, 34th in the slalom and 24th in the combined standings at the USCSA National Championships at Whiteface on March 8-10.

2015: As a sophomore, did not compete in any races after suffering a season-ending injury during training.

2014: As a first-year, competed in a team-high 11 races at six events…came in eighth or better nine times, including five top-three finishes and one victory…finished third overall in the MacConnell Division standings…made her collegiate debut with a third-place result in the giant slalom at Mount Sunapee on January 17…recorded her first career victory in the slalom on January 18 at Blackwater…posted third- and fourth-place results in the GS at Whiteface Mountain on January 25-26…came in third in the slalom to wrap up the regular season at Bromley Mountain on February 9…finished seventh in the GS and second in the slalom to come in fourth in the combined standings at the USCSA East Regional at Sugarloaf Mountain on February 22-23…became the program’s first female to qualify for the USCSA National Championships, where she finished 11th in the GS on March 11.

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