Wildcats wrapped up two days of competition at local meet on Saturday afternoon
Villanova also gets terrific performance from Rob Denault in the invitational Mile
Denault, Trainer and Tully all win their respective events in Friday's meet
Wildcats continued season with steady performances at Armory on Friday afternoon
Villanova captures wins in three running events, two field events
Men's track & field photo gallery from the second and final day of action at the BIG EAST Championships in Geneva, Ohio
Villanova won its third straight team title at the indoor BIG EAST Championships.
2016 Indoor: Scored in both the 3000 meters and the 5000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships, and established new personal best times in both events at the conference meet ... Came in fourth in the 5000 meters on the first day of the meet with a time of 14:25.14 ... Also finished eighth in the 3000 meters a day later with a time of 8:26.52 ... Runner-up in the invitational section of the 5000 meters at the Penn State National with a time of 14:31.00 ... Came in seventh in the 3000 meters at the Great Dane Classic with a time of 8:30.70 ... Competed in the Mile at the FastTrack National Invite, where he crossed the finish line in 4:14.07 and was 20th in the invitational section of the event.
2015 Cross Country: Earned second team All-BIG EAST honors ... Established a personal best time of 23:33.3 for an 8,000 meter course at the BIG EAST Championships to finish 13th overall and fifth on the team ... Also was the Wildcats fifth scoring runner at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, where he finished 39th overall and tallied a time of 31:46.7 over 10,000 meters ... Opened the season with a 40th place finish and a time of 20:44 at the four-mile Main Line Invitational ... Finished 56th at the Paul Short Run with a time of 25:01 on the 8,000 meter course.
2015 Outdoor: Became the second Villanova athlete to win the BIG EAST title in the 10000 meters ... Produced an incredible performance at the BIG EAST Championships and surged to a first place finish with a winning time of 29:58.12 ... That time was also a personal best and he recorded a margin of victory of just over sevon seconds ... Came back the next day and also scored in the 5000 meters, placing seventh with a time of 15:11.92 ... Accounted for 12 team points as Villanova won the conference crown for the second straight year ... Opened the season by finishing seventh in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:05.58 at the Danny Curran Invitational ... Came in 11th in the seeded section of the 5000 meters at the Colonial Relays with a time of 14:31.55 ... Placed 22nd in the 5000 meters (14:30.29) at the Larry Ellis Invitational.
2015 Indoor: Established personal best times during the season in the Mile, the 3000 meters and the 5000 meters ... His top time in the 5000 meters came at the BIG EAST Championships, where he scored team points with a seventh place finish and registered a time of 14:30.28 ... His previous personal best in the 5000 meters had been set earlier in the year when he posted a time of 14:32.37 in a fourth place finish at the Penn State National ... Recorded a personal best time of 8:31.59 in the 3000 meters at the Gotham Cup in his first race of the season ... Ran the Mile in a personal best time of 4:13.91 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
2014 Cross Country: Competed at the BIG EAST Championships and registered a 31st place finish ... Was the fifth scoring runner for Villanova at the Washington Invitational, where he came in 60th overall ... Placed in the top seven of the Wildcats lineup in each of his first three races of the season ... Finished sixth on the team and 19th overall at the Main Line Invitational ... Placed 36th overall and was the seventh Villanova runner at the Princeton Invitational.
2014 Outdoor: Competed in the 10000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and finished sixth with a time of 31:06.81 to lead three Villanova entries in the event ... Ran three races in the 5000 meters and registered a personal best time of 14:39.10 at the Penn Relays, where he came in 12th in a field of 35 runners in the Championship section of the race ... Also finished fourth in the 5000 meters at the Danny Curran Invitational (15:00.95) and came in 31st at the Colonial Relays (14:59.71) ... Ran the 1500 meters at the Widener Invitational and recorded a personal best time of 3:56.72 to place eighth overall.
2014 Indoor: Registered a personal best time in the 5000 meters and finished seventh in the College section at the Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 14:39.39 ... Won the 3000 meters at the Tiger Open in 8:45.10.
2013 Cross Country: Ran in four races during the season, including the BIG EAST Championships ... Placed 24th at the conference meet with a time of 25:12 ... Established a personal best time for an 8,000 meter course at the Princeton Invitational, where he came in 33rd out of 272 runners with a time of 24:37.05 ... Opened the season with a 38th place finish over 6,000 meters at the Friend Big Five Invitational (19:35.22) ... Finished in 22nd place out of 122 runners at the four-mile Main Line Invitational (20:05.20).
2013 Outdoor: Competed three times in the 1500 meters and set a personal best mark with a time of 3:57.15 at the Widener Invitational ... Came in 12th out of 97 runners in that race ... Finished as the runner-up out of 34 entries at the Delaware Open with a time of 3:58.11 ... Came in third at the Haverford Tri-Meet in 3:57.29.
2013 Indoor: Ran two races in the 3000 meters and competed once in the 5000 meters ... Established personal best times in both events ... The better of his two times in the 3000 meters was 8:35.11 at the Penn State National, where he recorded a seventh place finish ... Came in sixth at the Great Dane Classic with a time of 8:35.28 ... Finished sixth out of 25 runners in the 5000 meters at the New York City Gotham Cup, where he clocked a time of 15:13.97.
2012 Cross Country: Came in 64th out of 394 runners in the Open race at the Paul Short Run, where his time of 26:39 was a career best for an 8K cross country course ... Opened the season with a 43rd place finish on the four-mile Alumni Course at Haverford ... Posted a time of 20:43.60 and later in the season lowered that mark to 20:27.50 in a sixth place finish at the Haverford Invitational.
2012 Outdoor: Ran as an unattached runner at the Danny Curran Invitational and the Widener Invitational, competing in the 1500 meters at each meet ... Came in 31st out of 117 runners at the Danny Curran meet (4:08.14) and 13th out of 84 entries at the Widener Invitational (3:59.46).
2012 Indoor: Competed as an unattached runner at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational as well as the Seamus McGelligott Invitational ... Came in ninth in the Mile (4:31.48) and 18th in the 3000 meters (10:32.25) at the Jack Pyrah meet and finished fourth in the Mile at the Seamus McGelligott Invitational (4:24.77).
2011 Cross Country: Ran unattached during the season ... Placed 23rd at the Main Line Invitational (20:35.70) and 10th at the Haverford Invitational (20:26) on the four-mile course at Haverford College ... Finished 63rd in the Men's Open race at the Paul Short Run with an 8K time of 26:56.
McQuaid Jesuit High School: Varsity letterwinner in cross country as well as indoor and outdoor track ... Helped lead the cross country team to a state title along with two sectional titles ... Received All-State honors and was a first team All-Section V selection.
Personal: Born 2/3/93 in Rochester, N.Y. ... Older of two sons of Robert and Sarah Hurlbut ... Has a younger brother, Forrest (19) ... Majoring in Political Science.
PERSONAL BESTS (TRACK)
1500 Meters 3:56.72 2014 Widener Invitational Mile 4:13.91 2015 David Hemery Valentine Invitational 3000 Meters 8:26.52 2016 BIG EAST Championships 5000 Meters 14:25.14 2016 BIG EAST Championships 10000 Meters 29:58.12 2015 BIG EAST Championships
PERSONAL BESTS (CROSS COUNTRY)
6000 Meters 19:35.22 2013 Frieng Big Five Invitational
4 Miles 20:05.20 2013 Main Line Invitational
8000 Meters 23:33.3 2015 BIG EAST Championships
10000 Meters 31:46.7 2015 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
CAREER AWARDS (Cross Country)
All-BIG EAST 2015
CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor Track)
BIG EAST Champion 2015 (10000 Meters)
All-BIG EAST 2015, 2016 (10000 Meters)
CAREER AWARDS (Academics)
BIG EAST All-Academic Team 2013-14, 2014-15