Cross Country Teams Compete At ECAC's

November 5, 2011

Despite resting several of its top runners, the Middlebury cross country teams performed well at the ECAC Championships hosted by Williams. The Panther women won the 40-team race, while the men were third among 44 teams.

Senior Claire McIlvennie (Ithaca, N.Y.) won the 276-woman ECAC Championship race, covering the course with a time of 22:33. Just seven seconds behind in second place was senior Hannah Meier (Charlotte, Vt.), followed by sophomore Katie Rominger (Brooklyn, N.Y.) in fourth (22:53). Sophomore Emily Attwood (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) wasn’t far behind Rominger, finishing in fifth place in 23:08, while sophomore Lottie Hedden (Washington, D.C.) rounded out the scorers with a 13th place (23:38) finish.

Junior Patrick Hebble (Sudbury, Mass.) finished the 300-man race in second place, earning a time of 26:19. Senior Taylor Sundali (Ketchum, Idaho) came in sixth place (26:39), while sophomore Samuel Craft (Hamden, Conn.) earned a 25th place finish (27:26). Rounding out Middlebury’s scorers were sophomore Jeff Colt (Hanover, N.H.) in 30th (27:35) and junior Anthony Lee (Plainsboro, N.J.) in 39th (27:49).