PAWTUCKET, R.I. – After posting a first-place finish at Saturday's Mt. Holyoke Spring Fling Classic freshman distance runner Jimmy Cannon (Quincy, Mass.) and the 4x100-meter relay team earned Little East Conference weekly honors on Monday.
The Quincy native was named the Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Week. At Saturday's meet, Cannon recorded a new personal and team best time of 16:26.69 in the long-distance event. Cannon became just the third Beacon to compete in the 5K this weekend, and has the top-2 times in the 1,500-meter run.
The men's 4x100-meter relay earned Relay Team of the Week accolades, after turning in the third fastest time in Division III this season. The team of Bless Amedoadzi (Boston, Mass.), Dom Nda (Pittsfield, Mass), Garth Miriyoga (Johannesburg, South Africa), and Stefan Powell (Hyde Park, Mass.) recorded a combined time of 41.57 seconds.