2023 - 2024 DELAWARE
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
ETHAN
WALTHER
RUNNER
SALESIANUM SCHOOL
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE
JUNIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-8
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 16:35.2
DIVISION 1 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
11TH
EASTERN STATES CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE MANHATTAN INVITATIONAL
1ST
BLUE DIVISION RACE AT THE GREAT AMERICAN CROSS COUNTRY FESTIVAL
“Ethan Walther legged out his second consecutive state individual title and his performances this past fall signaled a clear breakthrough that bodes well for his senior season. Unbeaten against in-state foes, his willingness to challenge himself across state lines resulted in great progress.”
Rich Gonzalez
PrepCal Track

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-8, 135-pound junior broke the tape at the Division 1 State Championships this past season in an all-class fastest time of 16:35.2, earning his second consecutive state championships while pacing the Sallies to the team title. Walther took 11th in the featured Eastern States Championship race at the Manhattan Invitational. He also won the Blue Division race at the Great American Cross Country Festival.

Academic Achievement


Walther has maintained a 4.10 weighted GPA in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall.

Exemplary Character


A member of his school’s National Honor Society, Walther has volunteered locally as a youth lacrosse coach. While attending Delaware Military Academy, he was a National Junior ROTC platoon leader and held the rank of chief.