HADLEY, Mass. – Connecticut College junior Danny Aschale (Cambridge, Mass.) has been named the NESCAC Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. He is being recognized for the first time this season.
Aschale placed third among a field of 208 runners at the Purple Valley Classic by covering the 8,000-meter circuit in 25:55.8. His performance helped lead the Camels to a sixth-place finish at the competitive meet which featured several ranked teams.
Connecticut College, which was ranked 24th nationally in the most recent poll, will next trek to Bowdoin for the Maine State Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 29.