Panthers Compete At ECAC's

The Middlebury cross country teams took part in the ECAC Championships hosted by Williams last weekend. The Panthers, as well as several other teams, rested their top runners for the upcoming NCAA Regionals this weekend. The women's team placed fourth overall in the 35-team race, while the men were ninth among 40 teams.

Leading the women in the race was sophomore Emily Jacobs (Greene, Maine), who finished in 11th place with a time of 23:35. Finishing in 16th place was first-year racer Emily Allison (Bozeman, Mont.) in 23:45, followed by junior Chrissy Fulton (Concord, N.H.) in 29th place (24:08). Senior Kylie Taylor (Randolph, N.J.) in 37th (24:22) and sophomore Mairead Harris (Williston, Vt.) in 38th (24:24) rounded out Middlebury's scorers.

First-year racer Michael Waters (Bedford, Mass.) led the men's team in 24th place with a time of 27:14. Finishing in 47th was rookie Michael Panzer (Rockville, Md.) in 27:43, followed by first-year racer Andrew Ruoss (Greenville, Del.) in 56th (27:56). Fellow rookie Victor Guevara (Short Hills, N.J.) came in 67th (28:03) for the Panthers, while classmate Peter Hoffman (Rochester, Minn.) placed 75th (28:11).

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