The Bates men combined for 33 carnival points, with van Vuuren (Boulder, Colo.) leading the way with a two-run combined time of 1:55.77. He earned the team 17 carnival points and picked up six NCAA points. Clermont (Lincoln, N.H.) earned 12 carnival points and one NCAA point with his two-run combined time of 1:57.13.
Sophomore Joe Gillis (Branford, Conn.) rounded out the Bobcats' scoring by placing 40th with a two-run combined time of 2:05.89, good for four carnival points.
In the women's slalom, captain Griffin Mueller (West Vail, Colo.) earned the Bobcats four carnival points by 46th with a two-run combined time of 2:36.61.
Bates' alpine and Nordic ski teams combined for 278 carnival points at the two-day UVM Carnival, 10th-most among 16 competing teams.
The Bobcats are back in action next Friday and Saturday at the Dartmouth Carnival, with the alpine races taking place at the Dartmouth Skiway.