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Falcons Shine At Worcester City Meet

Falcons Shine At Worcester City Meet

Fitchburg State places fifth overall with 121 points

Paxton, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University women's cross country competed in the 2017 Worcester City Meet this afternoon at Moore State Park, placing fifth overall with a total of 121 points.

The Basics

Score: Fifth Place, 121 Points

How It Happened

Fitchburg State was led by junior Amy Kelly (Stoughton, Mass.), who placed tenth overall with a time of 21:39 to earn a top ten collegiate runner award, while senior Casey Taylor (Chelmsford, Mass.) followed in 20th place, posting a time of 22:29 over the 5K course.

Senior Shawna Ryan (Hanson, Mass.) was next, entering the chute with a time of 25:08, while sophomore Jennifer Desilvestre (Beverly, Mass.) posted a time of 27:44.

Rounding out the top seven efforts for the Green and Gold were freshman Danielle Neild (Auburn, N.H.) (31:27), classmate Isabella Denio-Miller (Washington, Ind.) (33:33) and fellow newcomer Rene Gagne (North Attleboro, Mass.) (33:34).

Inside the Numbers

Fitchburg State placed fifth overall at last year's Worcester City Meet with a total of 153points

Worcester State claimed first place by amassing a total of 22 points

Junior Mia Rogers (N. Dighton, Mass.) of Worcester State crossed the finish line first with a time of 19:20

Up Next

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