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Chris Pietrocarlo
Chris  Pietrocarlo

Hampstead, N.H.

High School:
Pinkerton Academy




Strong Lineup Leads Wildcats to Team Championship at Paul Short Run

McEntee came in fourth overall as Villanova dominated at top of team standings


Wildcats Open Up With Successful Day at Main Line Invitational

McEntee is top collegiate finisher in field of 110 runners


Alex Tully Wins Haverford Invitational

Three different Wildcats came in under 20 minutes on the four-mile Haverford course


Men's Cross Country Finishes First at Jack Saint Clair Memorial Championships

Rob Denault is individual winner, Chris O'Sullivan top team finisher


Men's Cross Country at Paul Short Run

The men's cross country team captured the team title with a terrific performance at the Paul Short Run.


Men's Cross Country at Paul Short Run

Villanova competed at the Paul Short Run on September 30, 2011 at Lehigh.

On Pietrocarlo: Has a great deal of experience and is a consistent performer ... Has the chance to be a BIG EAST qualifier ... Will be competing to try and help the team in meets during both cross country season and on the track.

2013 Cross Country: Competed in three meets during the season ... Began the year with a 46th place finish at the 6,000 meter Friend Big Five Invitational (19:52.72) ... Placed 48th at the four-mile Main Line Invitational (20:50.83) and came in eighth at the Haverford Invitational (20:38.50) on the same course.

2013 Outdoor: Set a personal best time in the 1500 meters with a mark of 3:55.89 at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet, where he finished 26th in a field of 74 runners ... Came in eighth in the 1500 meters at the Delaware Open (4:09.72) and was 21st at the Danny Curran Invitational (4:07.72).

2013 Indoor: Ran three races in the Mile and two in the 1000 meters during the season ... Top time in the Mile was 4:21.11 at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, where he came in fourth ... Finished 16th at the Penn State National (4:24.16) and was 18th out of 48 runners at the New York City Gotham Cup (4:28.30) ... Came in 12th in the 1000 meters at the Great Dane Classic (2:31.79) and finished 31st in the Championship section at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2:33.66).

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               3:55.89           2013 Swarthmore Last Chance Meet
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 All-Academic Team                  2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13