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Falcons Shine At Saints Invite

Falcons Shine At Saints Invite

Kelly and Bowmann lead the way for Fitchburg State

Boston, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University women's cross country team returned to action this evening at it placed ninth overall with a total of 245 points at the 2017 Saints Cross Country Invitational, hosted by Emmanuel College at Franklin Park.

The Basics

Score: 9th, 245 points

How It Happened

Junior Amy Kelly (Stoughton, Mass.) continued her stellar season for the Green and Gold, placing 24th overall with a time of 20:52, while freshman Kambrynn Bowman (Norton, Mass.) crossed the finish line in 41st place, posting a time of 21:26 over the 5K course.

Senior Nicole Gaffney (Paxton, Mass.) was next for the Falcons, turning in a time of 21:53, while junior Casey Taylor (Chelmsford, Mass.) entered the chute with a time of 21:56. Senior Shawna Ryan (Hanson, Mass.), junior Jennifer Desilvestre (Beverly, Mass.) and sophomore Danielle Neild (Auburn, N.H.) rounded out the top efforts for Fitchburg State this evening with times of 22:09, 25:16 and 25:46 respectively.

Inside the Numbers

Fitchburg State placed 11th overall at last year's Saints Invite with a total of 290 points.

Gordon College claimed top honors at the 2017 Saints Cross Country Invite after collecting a total of 66 points

Senior Abby Shafer (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.) of New England College placed first overall at the 2017 Saints invite with a time of 18:34

Up Next

The Falcons will compete in the 2017 MASCAC Cross Country Championships, hosted by Westfield State on Saturday, October 28th at Stanley Park for a meet starting at 11 a.m.