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Falcons Host Annual Jim Sheehan Memorial Alumni Invite

Falcons Host Annual Jim Sheehan Memorial Alumni Invite

Movsessian paces Fitchburg State with eighth place time of 26:54

Fitchburg, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University men's cross country team hosted its annual Jim Sheehan Memorial Alumni Invitational this afternoon at the Doyle Conservation Center, placing fourth overall with 94 points.

Meet: Jim Sheehan Memorial Invite
Place: 4th – 94 Points

How It Happened

Junior Jacob Movsessian (New Ipswich, N.H.) led the way for the Falcons with an eighth place time of 26:54 over the 8K course, while classmate Timothy Sheehy (Wakefield, R.I.) followed in ninth place with a time of 27:12.

Newcomer Samuel Flint (Methuen, Mass.) was next into the chute with time of 27:37 to finish 16th overall, while fellow freshman Matthew Catarius (Shrewsbury, Mass.) notched a time of 28:30 with a 27th place effort. Rounding out the top seven finishers for the Green and Gold were junior Joe Weston (Middleton, Mass.) (29:19), sophomore Trevor Fields (Shirley, Mass.) (29:24) and sophomore Nicholas Sachetta (Billerica, Mass.) (30:00) in 42nd, 43rd and 54th place respectively.

Inside the Numbers

Fitchburg State placed second overall at last year's Jim Sheehan Memorial Invite with a total of 23 points

UMass Dartmouth won the 2019 Jim Sheehan Memorial Alumni Invitation with a total of 42 points.

Junior Joseph Hickey (Winthrop) of the University of New England placed first overall at the 2019 Jim Sheehan Memorial Alumni Invitation with a time of 25:22.

Up Next

Falcons will compete at the 2019 Corsair Cross Country Invite on Saturday, September 21st, hosted by UMass Dartmouth at 11:00 AM.