The Middlebury cross country teams took part in the 2012 ECAC Championship hosted by Williams. The Middlebury women won the 41-team event, while the men were fifth among 43 squads. The Panthers were resting several of their top racers, with the NCAA Regionals slated for next Saturday.
Lucy Whipps finished second overall in the women's race, covering the course at Mt. Greylock High School in 22:57. Summer Spillane and Olivia Artaiz finished sixth (23:23)and seventh (23:27) respectively, while Juliet Ryan-Davies and Kate Leib came in 10th (23:32) and 11th (23:38).
The men's team was paced by Sebastian Matt, who placed 18th with a time of 27:17. Coming in 25th place was Samuel Cartwright (27:30), followed by Lucas Carpinello in 32nd (27:40). Mac Stormont earned a 33rd place finish for the Panthers in 27:41, while Aaron DeToledo rounded out the scorers in 55th place (28:10).