Team competed in 10 events at local meet
Wildcats junior wins championship section of 500 meters for fourth straight victory
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
On Pietrocarlo: Made great strides last season in cross country and on the track ... Can help the team during meets and will have a chance to be a BIG EAST qualifier.
2012 Cross Country: Opened the season at the four-mile Main Line Invitational and came in 40th overall with a time of 20:35.30 ... Also came in ninth on the same course at the Haverford Invitational (20:47.80) ... Competed in the Open race at the Paul Short Run and had an 8K time of 26:16 ... Came in 40th out of 394 runners in that race and was the fourth Villanova finisher out of seven in the Open race.
2012 Outdoor: Established a personal best time in the 1500 meters at the Widener Invitational, coming in 12th out of 84 runners with a time of 3:58.99 ... Opened the season with a 15th place finish out of 117 entries at the Danny Curran Invitational (4:01.90) ... Registered a time of 4:00.28 at the Colonial Relays ... Ran the 800 meters at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet and registered a time of 1:57.38.
2012 Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships and ran in the 1000 meters at the conference meet, where he finished 15th in the preliminary heats with a time of 2:33.76 ... Earlier in the season set a personal best time of 2:29.42 and came in 15th in the Championship section of the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Ran the Mile four times and established a personal best time of 4:14.11 in a fifth place finish at the Penn State National ... Opened the season with a fourth place finish at the Jack Pyrah Invitational (4:21.14) ... Came in 13th at the NYC Gotham Cup (4:23.84) and 19th at the Great Dane Classic (4:19.98).
2011 Cross Country: Finished in 30th place out of 85 competitors at the Main Line Invitational (20:55) ... Placed 70th in the Men's Open race at the Paul Short Run (27:02) ... Came in seventh at the Jack St. Clair Memorial Championships and helped lead Villanova to the team title ... Placed 15th at the Haverford Invitational (20:31).
2011 Outdoor: Redshirted ... Twice ran unattached in the 1500 meters, placing 39th at the Big Five Invite (4:12.21) and coming in 11th at the Widener Invitational (4:01.02).
2011 Indoor: Redshirted ... Competed in one race as an unattached entry, coming in 24th in the 3000 meters with a time of 9:42.01 at the Jack Pyrah Invitational.
2010 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Competed unattached ... Came in 24th in the open race of the Paul Short Run with a time of 26:04 ... Clocked a four-mile time of 21:15.22 and placed 30th at the season-opening Main Line Invitational ... On the same course later in the season came in 11th at the Haverford Invitational in 20:35.43.
Personal: Born 9/5/91 ... Oldest of three children ... Has two younger brothers, Justin and Nicholas ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.
400 Meters 52.00 High School 800 Meters 1:57 High School 1000 Meters 2:29.42 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational 1500 Meters 3:58.99 2012 Widener Invitational Mile 4:14.11 2012 Penn State National 3000 Meters 9:42.01 2010 Jack Pyrah Invitational 8000 Meters (XC) 26:04 2010 Paul Short Run
BIG EAST Academic All-Star 2010-11, 2011-12