Hannah Schmidt leading the Carleton ski team

Hannah Schmidt is a third-year criminology student and member of the Carleton alpine ski team, who has now found herself as the team captain and the club’s president. Schmidt has taken a long, complicated path to Carleton. Navigating the ups and downs of athletic life, she has taken on the role of running the ski team because of her love of the team. “I keep doing it because I just love it, I can’t stop,” she said when asked about what has kept her involved with the sport after so many quit post-high school. Schmidt is also a relative outsider to the world of Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) ski racing—without a big team to back her, she […]

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Skiers relish experience at Winter Universiade

A pair of Ravens skiers recently returned from the 2017 Winter Universiade in Almaty, Kazakstan where they competed in a variety of events. Alpine skier Hannah Schmidt and nordic skier Carrington Pomeroy both represented Carleton at the international event. Although the duo didn’t return with medal’s around their necks, Schmidt said she considered the trip to be successful. “[M]aybe not result wise, but I skied well and grew from the experience of competing at the world class level,” she said in an email. Schmidt’s top result was a 13th place finish in the Combined Slalom with a time of 1:00.39, only 3.61 seconds behind the top finisher. She was unable to finish the Combined Super-G and a Ladies’ Giant Slalom Run […]

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Ravens skiers off to Kazakhstan

Two Carleton Ravens skiers will be heading to Almaty, Kazakhstan to take part in the 2017 Winter Universiade from Jan. 28 to Feb. 8. Alpine skiier Hannah Schmidt and nordic skiers Carrington Pomeroy will be among the Ravens to represent Canada at the international event. Last season, Schmidt finished on the podium at several Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) racing events last season. Schmidt said she has also competed at a high level for the Mont Tremblant race team and then the National Capital Outaouais Ski team, the elite Ottawa regional team. Skiing within that scope, Hannah made it up to the North American cup circuit, a feeder series to the World Cup circuit before joining the team at Carleton. Schmidt said she […]

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