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.


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


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.


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