ORONO, Maine -- Robert Edgerton (Cornish, N.H.) was the first Wildcat to cross the finish line in 31st place to lead the University of New Hampshire men's cross country team to a seventh-place finish at the Murray Keatinge Invitational, which was held Oct. 1 at the University of Maine.
UNH compiled 184 points to place behind Stanford University (26 points), Dartmouth College (49), University of Iowa (66), Boston College (125), Maine (150) and Idaho State University (158) in the nine-team event.
Edgerton ran the 4.96-mile course in 25 minutes, 15.70 seconds to edge out teammate Matthew Russell (Ogdensburg, N.Y.), who was 34th in 25:24.50. Ben Danton (New Milford, Conn.) was two places back at 25:36.40 and the UNH scoring was completed by Nicholas Descrescenzo (New Milford, Conn.; 40th place/25:47.30) and Andrew Van Hoogenstyn (Scarborough, Maine; 43rd/26:03.10).
Erik Travis (Durham, N.H.) and Jordan Horwitz (Evanston, Ill.) completed the to seven by finishing three-tenths of-a-second apart in 48th and 49th place at 26:34.00 and 26:34.30, respectively.