WILLISTON, Vt. - Senior Wesley Dinnan (Juneau, Alaska) finished seventh overall as the University of New Hampshire men's cross country team placed second overall at the America East Championships on Saturday afternoon at the University of Vermont's Catamount Outdoor Center.
The Wildcats, trying to win their fourth straight title, totaled 60 points and finished behind Binghamton University (30), but ahead of Stony Brook University (95), the University at Albany (119), Vermont (129), Boston University (142), the University of Maine (158), the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (196) and the University of Hartford (256).
Dinnan completed the 8,000-meter course in a time of 25 minutes, 56.30 seconds.
Graduate students Ben Jenkins (Francestown, N.H.) and Nick Decrescenzo (New Milford, Conn) finished 11th and 12th, respectively, in times of 26:04.60 and 26:07.00.
Seniors Josh Kearns (Ridgefield, Conn.) and Marc Ouellette (Hopkinton, N.H.) rounded out the Wildcat scorers, placing 14th and 16th, respectively, in times of 26:16.70 and 26:20.20.
The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Nov. 14 at the NCAA Northeast Regional at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass.