Graves named to PI boys XC post

Posted by: MBR on Thu Aug 13th, 2015 6:01 am
Graves named to PI boys XC postVeteran distance runner Evan Graves has been named the new boys cross-country coach at Presque Isle High School, according to athletic administrator Mark White.Graves replaces Justin Fereshetian, who coached the Wildcats for the last two seasons. Fereshetian was hired in June to take over the cross-country skiing program at the Maine Winter Sports Center.Graves, a 1999 graduate of Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor, went on to run at cross-country at the University of Maine of Presque Isle, where he was a four-time qualifier for the NAIA National Championships.He has completed 12 marathons, including a 32nd-place finish at the 2009 Boston Marathon in a time of 2 hours, 26 minutes, 11 seconds.Graves has extensive interscholastic coaching experience in both cross-country and Nordic skiing.Graves teaches physical education and health in RSU 39 (Caribou) and lives in Caribou with his wife, Erin, and children, Emma and Easton.source: BDN