DURHAM, N.H. – Head coach Jim Boulanger of the University of New Hampshire men's cross country team is pleased to announce that junior Jeff Moretti (Guilford, Conn.) and seniors Kevin Greene (Silver Spring, Md.) and John Corona (Middletown, Conn.) have been elected as captains of the 2013 team.
Moretti started the 2013 campaign with a 16th place finish as the Wildcats hosted 18th-ranked Providence and Holy Cross on Aug. 31. He finished the 6K course with a time of 19:00. Most recently at the Boston College Invitational, Moretti took 49th of 140 runners with a result of 25:38.
Greene, a middle distance runner, took 17th overall in the tri-meet with Providence and Holy Cross with a time of 19:04, a vast improvement from his time of 19:46 in the same event just a year ago. At the Boston College Invitational, Greene completed the 8K course in 78th with a time of 26:05.
Corona competed in back-to-back events to start 2013 as he ran to a time of 19:39 against Providence, an improvement from his 2012 time of 20:23, and at the University of Maine where he ran the 8K course with a finish of 15th (27:12).
The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Oct. 5 when they compete at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University. The race is set to begin at 10 a.m.