Cross Country Sweeps Aldrich Invitational

September 14, 2013

The Middlebury cross country teams hosted their only meet of the season as the Panther men and women both captured the Aldrich Invitational. The Middlebury men placed the top 14 racers to defeat Norwich, while the women placed the top eight racers to defeat St. Michael’s and Norwich.

Kevin Wood captured the men’s race, topping teammate Nate Sans by just two seconds at 26:15. Placing third was Greg Krathwohl in 26:21, followed closely by Wilder Schaaf in fourth place (26:23). The Panthers continued their string of racers as Sam Cartwright (27:00), Luke Carpinello (27:06) and Sam Craft (27:20) comprised the next three finishers.

The top four racers in the women’s event were separated by just 10 seconds. Alison Maxwell earned the victory with a time of 18:28, while Sarah Guth placed second in 18:31. Just a second behind was Erzsie Nagy in third, followed by Katherine Tercek in fourth (18:38) and Katie Rominger in fifth (1:32.49). Summer Spillane (18:41) and Caroline Guiot (18:52) placed sixth and seventh respectively to round out the scorers.