UVM athlete spotlight of the week

Jonathan Nordbotten — Men’s Alpine

Discipline: Alpine?

Class: First year

Hometown: Kolbotn, Norway

Accomplishments at UVM:

Nordbotten was one of three first-year Catamounts to be named as an Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) Rookie of the Year — along with Kate Ryley and Scott Patterson.

Nordbotten reached the podium nine out of 10 tries this season, picking up three wins in the giant slalom and one in the slalom.

He won both these events at UVM’s own carnival as well as the grand slalom in his first collegiate carnival earlier this season.

Nordbotten ended the season as the EISA points leader in the grand slalom.