Middlebury

November 20, 2010

The Panther women’s cross country team won its sixth NCAA Championship and the 31st for Middlebury College since 1995. Middlebury head coach Terry Aldrich ends his 36-year career at the College in style, going out as a national champion. The Panther men were making their first-ever appearance at the championship event, placing 21st overall.

February 25, 2011

The women’s cross country team at Middlebury College was named the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) NCAA Division III Women’s Scholar Team of the Year. Middlebury, who have now won the award for the third time in five years, picked up their sixth NCAA title in the sport this fall.

January 25, 2011

The Middlebury women's cross country team was recently presented their 2010 NCAA Championship rings. The team gathered between periods of the men's hockey game on January 22nd. Middlebury College President Ron Liebowitz and Director of Athletics Erin Quinn presented the rings.

December 17, 2010

Middlebury College coach Terry Aldrich will end his 36-year tenure with the school on December 31st. The Cornwall, Vermont resident has spent all 36 years coaching the cross country running program at Middlebury, stepping down as the nordic ski coach after 31 years in 2005-06. He also spent time as an assistant track coach at Middlebury.

November 23, 2010

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has named Middlebury College head coach Terry Aldrich as its New England Region and National Coach of the Year. Joining Aldrich as an honoree was junior Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.), who was deemed the Men’s New England Region Athlete of the Year.

November 16, 2010

The Middlebury College men's and women's cross country teams will take part in the 2010 NCAA Championship races hosted by Wartburg College. The 32-team races will take place at Max Championship Cross Country Course in Waverly, Iowa, with the men's event at noon and the women's race at 1:00 p.m. eastern.

November 19, 2010

Sometime Saturday afternoon in Waverly, Iowa, the last Middlebury College competitor will complete her run in the NCAA Division III women’s national championship cross country race. Finishing with her will be the 36-year career of Panthers coach Terry Aldrich. READ MORE...

November 15, 2010

Middlebury College men's cross country runner Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) has been named the NESCAC Performer of the Week for the second time this season. Schmidt finished first among 333 racers at the NCAA New England Regional on Saturday at Mt. Greylock High School in Williamstown, Mass.

November 13, 2010

The Middlebury cross country teams took part in the NCAA New England Regional hosted by Williams on Saturday. The women won the event and will head to the NCAA's as a team for the 15th straight season. The Panther men finished fourth overall and have qualified for the NCAA's for the first time in school history.

November 6, 2010

Middlebury took part in the ECAC Championships in Bristol, R.I. on Saturday afternoon. Resting many of its top racers on both the men's and women's team, the Panther women won the race with 21 points, topping Williams (72) and Amherst (73). The Middlebury men were second only to Williams (94) with 123 points. The Panther women placed six racers in the top eight.

November 3, 2010

The NESCAC has released its 2010 All-Conference cross country selections, based on individual's finishes at the recent NESCAC Championship races. Head Coach Terry Aldrich was chosen as the Men's and Women's Coach of the Year, marking the third consecutive year has he earned the honor on the women's side. The Middlebury women won the title for the third consecutive year and 11th overall, while the men captured their first title.

October 30, 2010

Middlebury swept the field at the 2010 NESCAC Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Hamilton. The Panthers' men's squad captured their first-ever NESCAC title, scoring 78 points to overcome four-time defending champ Williams. On the women's side, Middlebury won for the 11th time (third straight), as the Panthers scored a championship-record 26 points with five runners in the top 10.

October 27, 2010

The 2010 NESCAC Cross Country Championships will be held this Saturday, Oct. 30, on the campus of Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. The 28th edition of the annual conference meet will begin at 12:00 p.m. with the men's 8-kilometer race and will be followed at 1:00 p.m. by the women's 6-kilometer race.

October 25, 2010

Middlebury cross country alumni, parents, and friends turned out in force on October 2 to honor Coach Terry Aldrich who will retire this December after 36 years of coaching. The weather was perfect for the Vermont State Championship and the Alumni "Legends" 5K Run. CLICK HERE to learn more.

October 18, 2010

Middlebury College women's cross country runner Colette Whitney (High Bridge, N.J.) has been named the NESCAC Performer of the Week. The rookie came in ninth of 145 at the University of Albany Invitational as she finished the 5-kilometer course in a time of 18:15.6. The Panthers placed second out of 22 teams at the predominately Division I meet.

October 16, 2010

The Middlebury cross country teams had solid results at the Albany Invitational on Saturday afternoon, with the races featuring teams from Division I, II and III. The women finished second overall to UNH in their 22-team race, while the men came in third to Albany and Brandeis in their 25-team race.

October 9, 2010

The Panther cross country teams raced at Franklin Park in Boston on Saturday, taking part in the Open New England Championships with teams from Division I, II and III from across New England. The Middlebury women continued to impress, placing third overall in the 47-team race, second to just B.C. and UConn.

October 2, 2010

The Middlebury cross country teams both convincingly captured the State Championship, with the events taking place on campus. The meet was also the final home meet for 36-year head coach Terry Aldrich, who will be retiring this December. A legends race was held following the varsity races, with a ceremony to honor Aldrich following.

September 28, 2010

The Middlebury College cross country program will be honoring retiring 36-year head coach Terry Aldrich with a reunion weekend on Saturday, October 2nd.

September 27, 2010

Middlebury College men's cross country runner Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) has been named the NESCAC Performer of the Week. The junior won the Purple Valley Invitational hosted by Williams at Mt. Greylock High School on Saturday. He completed the 8-kilometer course in 26:00. Middlebury finished fifth out of the 18 participating teams.

September 25, 2010

The Panther cross country teams raced at the Williams Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The second-ranked Middlebury women won the 19-team race with 57 points, followed by Williams in second place with 76. The Panther men came in fifth overall with 137 points in the 18-team race, while M.I.T. won the event with 90 points.

September 18, 2010

The Middlebury cross country teams hosted the Panther Invitational races on campus Saturday with eight full men's teams and six women's squads in action. The Panthers dominated both races, placing seven men and eight women in the top 10.

September 11, 2010

The Middlebury College cross country teams opened up their 2010 campaign with races at Dartmouth. The Panther women, ranked third nationally, came in second to the Big Green, followed by Yale and Williams. The Middlebury men were fourth among the four teams, with Dartmouth winning the event.

May 10, 2010

Terry Aldrich, a member of the Middlebury College coaching staff since 1975, will conclude his 36th and final season at the helm of the Middlebury cross country teams in December of 2010. Aldrich, who ended his ski coaching tenure in 2006, will retire from the College in December following the cross country season. Current assistant coach Nicole Wilkerson has been promoted to Associate Head Coach, and will take over the program in January of 2011.