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Keith Capecci

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Hope, Pa.

High School:
Council Rock North

Position:
Cross Country

Sophomore (2008): Was Villanova's third runner at the NCAA Championships, placing 177th overall. Finished 18th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional meet. During the season he also helped the Wildcats finish 3rd at the Big East Championships with his 20th place individual finish. Was the team's third runner at Paul Short Invitational -where he set a personal best 24:28 for 8000m.

Freshman (2007): Was in Villanova's top nine all season. Placed 44th at the Big East Championships where he ran a season best 25:00, and placed 52nd at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional meet. He ran at the NCAA Championships placing 241st. He ran a personal record of 14:47 during the outdoor season.

High School: Coached by Dave Marrington and Rob Rogers at Council Rock North where he placed 9th at the 2005 Footlocker Cross Country North East Regional earning a birth to Footlocker Cross Country Nationals where he finished 21st. He finished runner-up in both the 2005 PIAA state championship in 3,200m and 5,000m. Anchor on the 2005 Nike Indoor National champion team.

Personal: Keith was Born January 25,1988 in Stamford, Connecticut. Parents are Jayn and John, and his three siblings are J.T., Joseph and Christopher. His brother Joseph and Mathew Wikler both fellow Council Rock H.S. North alumni also run at Villanova. Keith is majoring in Criminal Justice and minoring in Spanish.

Personal Bests:
3000m - 8:27
5000m - 14:48
8k Cross Country - 24:28
10k Cross Country- 31:29

Awards:
2008 All Big East Cross Country
2008 All Mid-Atlantic Cross Country
2005 Footlocker Finalist
2005 4xMile Nike Indoor National Champion
2005 PIAA State Runner Up 3,200m and Cross Country

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