Midshipmen enter Saturday's meet ranked fifth in the region.
Navy's top five runners garner All-Patriot League honors.
Mids win their third consecutive Star and have now won 12 of the past 15 duals.
Mids have won 11 of the last 14 meetings.
Navy Invitational September 12, 2009 Annapolis, Md. USNA Cross Country Course
Cantello on Bunnell:
"Bread and butter man that fires from the spinal column. Good day, bad day - 100 cents on the dollar."
Bunnell's Career Honors:
Second-Team All-Patriot League (2010)
Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Oct. 21, 2008)
2010 Cross Country:
Ran in all seven meets and posted three top-10 finishes and was one of Navy's top-four finishers on four occasions
Earned second-team All-Patriot League honors by finishing eighth out of 85 competitors at the conference championship (10/30)
Was Navy's second-best finisher at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional where he posted a time of 31:17 to take 34th place
Took fourth place with a time of 25:00.3 in Navy's dual-meet victory over Army (10/16)
2009 Cross Country:
Competed in seven races as a junior, recording two top-five finishes
Finshed 12th at the Patriot League Championships (11/14), earning second-team all-conference accolades, with a 26:43.3
Crossed the finish line third in Navy's dual-meet win over Army (10/30) with a time of 25:38.3
Placed fifth at the Navy Invitational (9/12) with a 25:07.5
Ran in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships (11/14), posting a 34:10.8
Ran in six meets during his rookie campaign
Scored in three races and served as a displacing scorer in another meet
Placed 13th overall - third among the Mids - in his first-career race at the Richmond Invitational, where he completed the 5k course in 15:55.6 (8/30)
Elevated his performance against Army in the Star Meet, as he finished sixth overall and third on the team with an 8k time of 24:54.7 (10/18)
Rounded out the scoring seven at the Patriot League Championship with a 25:30.5 showing for 23rd place (11/1)
Completed the scoring five at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Championship with a 97th-place time of 35:17 (11/15)
Career-Best Track Times:
1,500-meter run (outdoor): 3:56.42
5,000-meter run (outdoor): 14.21.92
1,000-meter run (indoor): 2:28.67
Mile run (indoor): 4:13.94
3,000-meter run (indoor): 8:12.67
Attended St. Johnsbury Academy, where he lettered four times in track, three times in cross country and once in soccer
Was a three-time all-state cross country runner
Named Vermont's Track Athlete of the Year in 2008 after winning the 1,500-meter state title
Helped the cross country team to a state crown in 2006
Son of Gary and Wendy Bunnell
Majoring in ocean engineering