ORONO, Maine – Senior harrier Robert Edgerton (Cornish, N.H.) sped to a second-place finish Saturday at the 16th annual Murray Keatinge Invitational at the University of Maine, to help the University of New Hampshire men’s cross country team beat out eight other squads to grab first place.
Edgerton finished the five-mile run in a time of 25 minutes, 6.60 seconds, just nine seconds off the pace of the top finisher.
Junior Matthew O’Connor (Rhinebeck, N.Y.), senior Jordan Horwitz (Evanston, Ill.) and sophomore Joshua Kearns (Ridgefield, Conn.) all did their part to back the Wildcats, finishing in fourth, fifth and eighth, respectively. O’Connor finished in a time of 25:18.50, with Horwitz clocking in at 25:21.00 and
Sophomore Wesley Dinnan (Juneau, Alaska) was the fifth-fastest ‘Cat, finishing 17th in a time of 25:49.60.
The ‘Cats scored 94 points, six better than runner-up Dartmouth College and 32 more than third-place Yale University.
UNH will return to action Oct. 6 at the New England Championships in