October 8, 2012

The Panther cross country teams were in action on Saturday, competing at the James Earley Invitational hosted by Westfield State. The 13th-ranked Middlebury men won the 40-team event with 23 points, followed by Amherst (111) and Connecticut College (140). The third-ranked Panther women captured the 43-team race with 28 points, followed by Amherst (64), and Wellesley (158).

Senior Jack Davies (Grosse Point, Mich.) won the 429-man men’s race, covering the course with a time of 25:40. Middlebury then placed runners in third, fourth and fifth places to make up four of the top five finishers. Junior Nate Sans (Princeton, Mass.) came in third place in 25:49, followed by senior Patrick Hebble (Sudbury, Mass.) in fourth (25:54) and sophomore Kevin Wood (Lincolnshire, Ill.) in fifth place with a time of 26:07. Junior Greg Krathwohl (Ipswich, Mass.) wrapped up the Middlebury scorers with an 11th place finish (26:31).

On the women’s side, senior Addie Tousley (Kensington, Md.) finished in second place among 453 racers, coming in with a time of 21:50. Junior Katie Rominger (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was next in fourth place (22:19), followed by junior Emily Attwood (Cape Elizabeth, Maine), who earned a fifth place finish in 22:35. Sophomore Sarah Guth (Wilton, Conn.) rounded out the four Panthers in the top seven (22:36), while sophomore Alison Maxwell (Port Angeles, Wash.) came in 10th (22:50) to round out the scorers.

• Cross Country teams win at Westfield

• Up next: 10/12 @ St. Michael’s