CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior harrier Robert Edgerton (Cornish, N.H.), of the University of New Hampshire men’s cross country team, was named America East Cross Country Men's Performer of the Week for the week of Oct. 1, the conference announced Tuesday.
Edgerton finished in second place Sept. 29 to lead the Wildcats to a first-place finish at the nine-team Murray Keatinge Invitational at the University of Maine. 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.
The ‘Cats scored 94 points, six better than runner-up Dartmouth College and 32 more than third-place Yale University.
The Wildcats, who now have three victories on the season, return to action Oct. 6 at the New England Championships in Boston.