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Falcons Race At NCAA DIII NE Regional Championships

Falcons Race At NCAA DIII NE Regional Championships

Movsessian paced Falcons with time of 26:34.8

Brunswick, Maine. – The Fitchburg State University men's cross country team placed 21st overall at the NCAA Division III New England Regional Championships this afternoon with a total of 675 points, hosted by Bowdoin College.

The Basics

Score: 21st Place, 675 Points

How It Happened

Fitchburg State was led by sophomore Jacob Movsessian (Ipswich, N.H./Mascenic), who finished in 69th place with a time of 26:34.8, while senior Anthony Darrigo (Tewksbury, Mass./Tewksbury) was next into the chute with a time of 27:07.1 over the 8K course.

Senior Joseph Darrigo (Tewksbury, Mass./Tewksbury) followed with time of 27:23.0, while sophomore Timothy Sheehy (Wakefield R.I./South Kingstown) crossed the finish line with tine of 27:46.5.

Sophomore Joe Weston (Middleton, Mass./Mascomomet Regional) (29:17.1), junior Brandon DiGregorio (Nashua, N.H./Nashua North) (31:01.2) and senior Ryan Stopka (Rochester, Mass./Old Colony) (32:36.30) rounded out the top finishers for the Falcons on the day.

Inside the Numbers

Fitchburg State finished 12th overall at last year's NCAA DIII New England Regional Championships with a total of 390 points.  

Amherst College won the 2018 NCAA DII NE Regional Championships with a total of 65 points.

Senior Sam Brunnette (Newport Center, Vt./North County Union) of Plymouth State placed first overall at the 2018 NCAA DIII NE Regional Championships with a time of 24:56.0.

Up Next

Falcons conclude their 2018 Men's Cross Country season this afternoon.