Krieg Places Third At NCAA's - Butcher Competes For The Men

November 17, 2007

The Middlebury women's cross country team earned a 15th place finish out of 32 teams competing at the NCAA Championships hosted by St. Olaf in Minnesota. Amherst won the title, followed by Plattsburgh, Washington Univ. and Calvin.

Finishing third overall among 280 racers competing was Alexandra Krieg. The junior earned All-American honors with a time of 21:23, 29 seconds off the winning pace.

Ceara Danaher was next for Middlebury, finishing in 85th place in 22:52, followed by Kate Hirschboeck in 144th place (23:17). Sophia Spring and Amanda Lee Finished were next, finishing in 169th (23:25) and 172nd places (23:26) respectively.

Sarah Norton also competed for the Panthers, placing 225th in 23:50, followed by Kaitlyn Saldanha in 252nd place (24:10).

On the men's side, Jimmy Butcher finished the 280-man race in 135th place, earning a time of 26 minutes.