Maurizio Turco
Maurizio Turco
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Revere, Mass.
High School: Revere

AS A JUNIOR...Turco competed in his third season as a three-sport athlete at Emmanuel... captained the Men's Cross Country Team as a junior...ran two personals bests during the season, including a 17:30.20 5k at the Fens and a 27:15 5-miler at Massachusetts Maritime Academy's Travis Fuller Invitational...finished 3rd for Emmanuel and 7th overall to help lead the Saints to a team win at the Travis Fuller Invite...helped the 2010 squad to a 2nd place finish in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship.

AS A SOPHOMORE...Turco ran in all seven of the Saints' meets during the 2009 season...ran two personal best times, including an 18:38 5k at the Fens and a 28:41 5-miler at Gordon College's Pop Crowell Invitational... ran 4th for the Saints at the GNAC Championship, helping Emmanuel to a 4th place team finish...also competed in Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field for the Saints.

AS A FRESHMAN...Turco competed in all seven of the Saints' meets during his rookie season...opened up his freshman year by running a 28:42 5k in Emmanuel's dual meet at the Fens...was named to the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll twice on 9/15/08 and again on 10/6/08... ran third for the Saints at the GNAC Championship, helping the Saints to a 5th place team finish...finished 2nd for the Saints in the NCAA Regional championships with a time of 30:09...also competed in Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field for the Saints.

Major: English, Writing & Literature

Favorite Movie: Beauty and the Beast

Favorite Book: Green Eggs & Ham

Favorite Pre-race Meal: Bubbalicious with Dr. Pepper on the side

Most Exciting Athletic Experience: Our 2nd place finish at the GNACs my junior year