Men’s Cross Country Takes 12th at NCAA Northeast Regional Meet
BRONX, N.Y. – Junior John Prizzi (Wyckoff, N.J.) finished 49th overall of 255 total runners at the University of New Hampshire men's cross country team took 12th overall at the Northeast Regional meet held at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, N.Y. Friday afternoon.
UNH totaled 396 points overall while Syracuse notched 57 to capture the crown. A total of 37 teams from all over New England and New York participated in the event, bringing in some of the nation's top runners and schools.
Prizzi, the reigning America East Conference individual champion, paced the Wildcats with a time of 31:34.5 through the 10K course. Junior tri-captain Jeff Moretti (Guilford, Conn.) finished the race in 68th with a time of 31:49.1 as classmate Zachary Chabot (Manchester, N.H.) placed 86th with a time of 32:07.3.
Junior Sam Gagnon (Hooksett, N.H.) placed 93rd on the afternoon as he broke the plane with a time of 32.13.1 while sophomore Brendan McCarthy (Mansfield, Mass.) took 100th as he clocked in at 32:18.7. Senior tri-captain Kevin Greene (Silver Spring, Md.) and junior Jeremy Wildgoose (Woodstock, Conn.) rounded out the New Hampshire runners in 168th and 171st, respectively. Greene finished with a time of 33:23.7 as Wildgoose clocked in at 33:25.6.
For more information on the New Hampshire men's cross country team, please visit www.UNHWildcats.com.