Middlebury Races At Williams

September 24, 2005

9/24/05 - The Panther men's cross country team took part in the Purple Valley Classic hosted by Williams last weekend, placing fourth of six teams.

On the men's side, sophomore Jimmy Butcher (Garden City, N.Y.) paced the squad with a sixth place finish in 26:27, 34 seconds off the winning pace. Just behind him in seventh place was junior Will McDonough (Lancaster, N.H.) in 26:51, followed by first-year racer Dan Kaufman (Milwaukee, Wis.) in 23rd place with a time of 27:45. Also scoring for the Panthers were first-year racers Jack Wambach (Evanston, Ill.) in 27th (27:51) and Peter Murphy (Wilton, Conn.) in 28th (27:51).