Middlebury College cross country runner Lucy Whipps (Portland, Ore.) has been named the NESCAC performer of the week. The junior led the Panthers to a first place finish at the ECAC Division III Championship on Saturday. She completed the 6,000-meter course in 22:57.21 to take second place overall. She was one of six Middlebury runners to finish in the top 15 overall. The event was hosted by Williams at Mount Greylock Regional High School.