October 27, 2012

Men’s Cross Country Finishes Runner-Up at America East Championship

DURHAM, N.H. – Senior Cory Sinotte (Manchester, N.H.) placed second overall to lead the University of New Hampshire men's cross country team to a second-place finish at the America East Championships Saturday morning at College Woods.

The Wildcats finished runner-up with 68 points for the team's best finish since the 2009 season, while Stony Brook captured the title with 61 points.

Sinotte completed the 8-kilometer course in a time of 25:22.17. The Granite State native took third at the Pre-Conference meet earlier this season and 33rd at last year's championship meet.

Senior Daniel DeCrescenzo (New Milford, Conn.) also recorded a top-10 finish, as he took sixth in a time of 25:55.09. DeCrescenzo placed 12th at last year's conference championships.

Sophomore John Prizzi (Wyckoff, N.J.) and junior Joseph Jourdain (Hudson, N.H.) finished 12th and 18th, respectively, in times of 26:01.66 and 26:10.44.

Sophomore Jeff Moretti (Guilford, Conn.) also had a strong finish, as he placed 30th in a time of 26:39.18 to round out the Wildcat scorers.

Senior David Gervais (Nashua, N.H.) and sophomore Dean Bhatt (Woodbridge, Conn.) took 34th and 48th, respectively, at 26:43.31 and 27:14.18.

The Wildcats return to action on Friday, Nov. 9 for the NCAA East Regional at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, Conn.

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