ORONO, Maine – Sophomore harrier Josh Kearns (Ridgefield, Conn.) raced to a first-place finish Friday at the University of Maine, powering the University of New Hampshire men’s cross country team to a victory over Maine.
Kearns finished the race in a time of 25 minutes, 28 seconds.
Dylan McGuffin (Northfield, N.H.) finished in fourth place for the Wildcats, posting a time of 26:35. Wesley Moseman (26:49) and Nicholas DeCrescenzo (26:54) finished sixth and seventh for the ‘Cats, while senior Jesse Kearns (Ridgefield, Conn.) and Patrick Rush rounded out the top 10 with times of 27:00 and 27:02, respectively.
The ‘Cats scored 26 points, while the Black Bears tallied 29.
The Wildcats race again when they return to Orono on Sept. 29 at for the Murray Keatinge Invitational.