Falcons Shine At Worcester City Meet

Falcons Shine At Worcester City Meet

Fitchburg State places third overall with 89 points

Paxton, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University men's cross country competed in the 2017 Worcester City Meet this afternoon at Moore State Park, placing third overall with a total of 89 points.

The Basics

Score: Third Place, 89 Points

How It Happened

The Falcons were paced by junior Stephen McCall (Brockton, Mass.), who placed 13th overall with a time of 29:59, while senior Mark Tonelli (Ayer, Mass.) was next,  crossing the line in 17th with a time of 30:35 over the five mile course.

Newcomer Timothy Sheehy (Wakefield, Mass.) followed in the 18th slot with a time of 30:45, while sophomore Brandon DiGregorio (Somerville, Mass.) entered the chute with a time of 31:41.

Rounding out the top seven runners for the Falcons were freshmen Joe Weston (Middleton, Conn.) (31:56). Anthony Ortwein (Fitchburg, Mass.) (32:44) and Andrew Hill (Templeton, Mass.) (34:49).

Inside the Numbers

Fitchburg State placed fifth overall at last year's Worcester City Meet with a total of 122 points

WPI claimed first place by amassing a total of 15 points

Sophomore Avery Ingegneri (Warwick, R.I.) of WPI crossed the finish line first with a time of 27:50.

Up Next

The Falcons will compete in the 2017 Keene State Invitational next Saturday for a meet starting at 11 AM.