Men's Cross Country and Track & Field Programs Announce 2019-20 Recruiting Class

Men's Cross Country and Track & Field Programs Announce 2019-20 Recruiting Class

BANGOR, Maine - The Husson University men's cross country, men's indoor and outdoor track & field programs welcome 10 incoming student-athletes to join the 2019-20 squads, many of which will be competing as multi-sport athletes on more than one team throughout their career at Husson.

Head coach Kate Goupee and her coaching staff reflect on their recruiting class, "The composition of the class of 2019 is outstanding. Among our new Eagles are multiple individual, relay and team champions on the state, regional and conference levels in the sports of XC and TF. These athletes received multiple academic honors for the class of 2019 and are actively involved in their communities. In short, they will be outstanding additions to Husson University as student-athletes. We are honored to have the privilege of working with them in the XC and TF seasons and look to support their continued success."

Liam McKinnon

HIGH SCHOOL - Malden Catholic High School, Massachusetts

EVENTS - 600M 1:31, 1000M 2:47, 800M 2:09, 1600M 4:51, 5K 17:45

ACHIEVEMENTS - 2019 Cross Country MVP. 2019 Indoor Track MVP. 2019 Catholic Conference Cross Country All-Star. 2018 Cross Country Captain and 2019 Outdoor Track Captain. 

MAJOR - Criminal Justice/ Psychology 





Adelino Daveiga

HIGH SCHOOL - Norwich Free Academy, Rhode Island

EVENTS - Discus 150', Shot Put 54'10"

ACHIEVEMENTS - All-ECC. School Record Indoor Shot Put.  2017 Rhode Island LL Shot Put State Runner-Up. 2018 Rhode Island LL Discus State Runner-Up. 2018 ECC Champion Indoor Shot Put. 4th place at Rhode Island State Open. New England Qualifier. Emerging Elite Qualifier.

MAJOR - Undeclared





Josh Hart

HIGH SCHOOL - Brewer High School, Maine

EVENTS - Pole Vault 13', Long Jump 19'4.5", Triple Jump 38'3.75"

ACHIEVEMENTS - 2015 Guy Toole Award. 2018 Indoor Track Outstanding Performance. 2018 Class B Indoor Track & Field Pole Vault State Champion. 2019 Indoor Track Outstanding Performer. Honors.

MAJOR - Sport Management 





Ben Francis

HIGH SCHOOL - Old Town High School, Maine

EVENTS - 800M 2:25, 1600M 5:11, 3200M 11:34, 5K 19:59

ACHIEVEMENTS - 2018 OTHS Coyote Award Cross Country. 2019 OTHS Academic Athletic Excellence Award. 2019 PVC All-Academic Winter Team. 2019 PVC All-Academic Spring Team. 2019 Anne Norton Sportsmanship Award. Graduated with Highest Honors, National Honor Society.

MAJOR - Psychology





Luke Preble

HIGH SCHOOL - Central High School, Maine

EVENTS - Shot Put 43', Discus 114'2", Javelin 95'

ACHIEVEMENTS - 2019 Indoor Maine PVC Small School Shot Put Champion. Multi-time Conference and State Qualifier in Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field. National Honor Society. Student Council. UTC's National Technical Honor Society. Honor Roll. 

MAJOR - Criminal Justice





Jack Jowett

HIGH SCHOOL - Erskine Academy, Maine

EVENTS - Pole Vault 12'6", High Jump 6', Long jump 19'6", 100M 11.99, 400M 56.97, 1500M 5:24, 110M Hurdles 17.27, Discus 122', Shot Put 39'9", Javelin 174'

ACHIEVEMENTS - Four-Year Honor Roll. Four-Year KVAC Qualifier. Four-Year State Qualifier. 2X Javelin KVAC Champion. 2019 Maine Class B Javelin State Champion. 2X New England Qualifier. 

MAJOR - Physical Therapy





Voldivain Mboma

HIGH SCHOOL - University Park Campus School, Massachusetts

EVENT - 3 Mile 17:36

ACHIEVEMENTS - 3X League All-Star Cross Country. Team Power Award for Cross Country. Participated in South African Cross Country Championships 2014. Honor Roll.

MAJOR - Health Sciences/Pre-Med




Sam Roy

HIGH SCHOOL - Nokomis Regional High, Maine

EVENTS - 400M 51:79, 800M 2:11.01, 1600M 5:06, 3200M 11:45, 5K 19:59

ACHIEVEMENTS - 2019 KVAC 400M Conference Champion. 2019 KVAC 4x400M Conference Champion. 2018 KVAC All-Conference 2nd Team. 2019 KVAC All-Conference 1st Team.

MAJOR - Secondary English Teacher Education 




Austin O'Neal

HIGH SCHOOL - Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy, Connecticut

EVENTS - 200M 24:73, 400M 56.75, 800M 2:18, 1600M 5:12, 3200M 11:13, 5K 19:10

ACHIEVEMENTS - 2016 CRAL League 3200M Champion. 2016 CRAL League Cross Country Champion. 2019 CIAC Scholar Athlete Award Winner.

MAJOR - Sport Management





Braeden Selby

HIGH SCHOOL - Orono High School, Maine

EVENTS - 100M 12.17, 200M 24.49, 300M Hurdles 48.13, 400M 55.25

ACHIEVEMENTS - 2015 and 2016 Maine Class C Outdoor Team State Champion. 2017 Maine Class C Outdoor State Champion 4x400 and 4x100 Relay. 2017 Maine Class B Indoor State Champion 4x800 Relay. 2019 Soccer Class C Regional Runner-Up.  Soccer Captain. MVP Soccer.  

MAJOR - Psychology