Shortly after Dan Rather left CBS News in 2006, the veteran journalist joined the cable network AXS TV to produce a new weekly news program called “Dan Rather Reports.” In a 47-minute segment that aired on January 8, 2013, Dan Rather follows a group of Kenyan student-athletes – including Middlebury first-year Gilbert Kipkorir – on their journey from the African continent to American colleges and universities.
Middlebury College cross country runners Jack Davies (Grosse Point, Mich.) and Addie Tousley (Kensington, Md.) have earned All-American honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Overall finishes at the NCAA Championships is the determining factor as the top 35 individuals from both men’s and women’s races earn All-America plaudits from the USTFCCCA.
The Middlebury men’s cross country team earned a school-best eighth place finish at the 2012 NCAA Championship races hosted by Rose-Hullman Institute of Technology. North Central won the men’s title among 32 teams, with NESCAC foes Bates and Tufts finishing sixth and seventh. The Panther women just missed a top 10 finish by coming in 11th at the race. Johns Hopkins won the women’s crown, with Williams placing fourth at the event.
Middlebury College cross country coach Nicole Wilkerson has been named the New England Region Men’s Coach of the Year by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association). In just her second season as head coach, Wilkerson led the men’s team to its first NCAA Regional win last weekend at Westfield State.
The Middlebury College men’s and women's cross country teams will take part in the 2012 NCAA Championship races hosted by Rose-Hullman Institute of Technology. The 32-team races will take place at LaVern Gibson Course in Terre Haute, Indiana with the women’s event at 11:00 a.m. and the men’s race at 12:00 p.m. eastern.