Cross Country Opens 2016 at Jim Sheehan Memorial Invitational

Cross Country Opens 2016 at Jim Sheehan Memorial Invitational

FITCHBURG, Mass. – In their first meet of the new season the cross country teams both finished in fifth place at the Jim Sheehan Memorial Invitational hosted by Fitchburg State University Saturday afternoon.

THE BASICS

Men's – 5th out of 7 teams
Women's – 5th out of 6 teams

HOW IT HAPPENED

For the men's team it was Cameron Chase (Lutz, Fla.) who led the way as he finished in 21st place with a time of 29:28.  The women's side, saw newcomer Patriciah Mulinge (Brockton, Mass.) record a 12th place finish in her first collegiate meet.  The freshman runner posted a time of 21:33. 

Finishing in 28th place for the men's team was Jeffrey Noyes (Weymouth, Mass.) with a time of 29:50, while for the women's squad it was sophomore Madison Harmon (East Sandwich, Mass.) who tripped the sensor with a time of 22:47. 

Maddy Scott (Westhampton, Mass.) recorded the third fastest time for the women's team with her time of 22:56.  Adrianna Fredo (Brockton, Mass.) posted a time of 24:27 to finish in the top-4 for the Beacons.  Rokas Piragis (Brockton, Mass.) ran a solid race for the Beacons as he finished with a time of 30:49.  Freshman Terry Williams (Saint Mary's, Ga.) posted a time of 32:37 to record the fourth fastest time for the men's team.

WHAT'S NEXT

The Beacons return to action in two weeks when they compete at the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Invitational.