ITHACA - Matt Murray just missed a repeat.
The senior for Norwich, a state champion in the 600 meters last season, placed second at the Indoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend at Barton Hall on the campus of Cornell University.
Much like last year, Murray hung back through the first half of the race before making his move from near the back of the pack. The jockeying for position kept Murray from surging to the front, and he finished second with a time of 1:21.55. "A runner on the inside of the track veered out cutting off Matt, and that allowed Luke Germanakos to take the finish line first," said Norwich coach Shaun Horan.