November 1, 2003

Middlebury Women, Tufts Men Win 2003 Cross Country Championship

Courtesy Middlebury Athletic Communications

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – The Middlebury women captured their fifth NESCAC Championship in the last six years, while the Tufts men won their first-ever NESCAC title. The races were held on the campus of Middlebury College in Vermont.

Middlebury’s balanced squad placed runners in 4th, 8th, 13th, 14th and 16th to capture the title. Tufts was strong at the top, placing the 7th through 10th runners as well as the 14th-place finisher.

Winning the women’s race was Shauneed Garrahan of Amherst with a time of 18:13. Placing second was Courtney Quirin of Wesleyan in 18:15, followed by Carter Hamil of Amherst in third (18:16), Middlebury’s Jessica Manzer in fourth (18:25) and Aly Venti of Amherst in fifth (18:38).

The men’s champion on the afternoon was Neal Holtschulte of Williams, who came in with a time of 26:18. Placing second was teammate Matt Winkler in 26:26, followed by Michael Page of Amherst in third (26:36), Connecticut College’s Adam Fitzgerald in fourth (26:44) and Nat Brown of Colby in fifth (26:48).

Complete Individual Men's Results   ---   Complete Individual Women's Results

 

Men's team scores:     
 
1. Tufts 48
2. Williams 57
3. Amherst 89
4. Colby
130
5. Bates
135
6. Connecticut College
166
7. Wesleyan
173
8. Middlebury 185
9. Trinity 229
10. Bowdoin 236
11. Hamilton 319
 
Women's team scores
 
1. Middlebury 55
2. Amherst
64
3. Williams 77
4. Trinity 79
5. Wesleyan
139
6. Bowdoin
167
7. Tufts
174
8. Bates 198
9. Colby 226
10. Connecticut College
301
11. Hamilton 354

 

 

 

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