Schmidt Earns NESCAC Honor

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. His time of 25:40.1 over the 8-kilometer course was just over four seconds faster than the rest of the field. The Panthers took fourth among the 49-team field and earned a spot in the NCAA championship for the first time in school history.