Falcons finish eighth overall with a total of 238 points
North Dartmouth, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University men's cross country returned to action this afternoon, placing eighth overall at the 2017 UMass Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational with a total of 278 points.
Score: Eighth Place, 238 Points
How It Happened
Fitchburg State was paced by senior Brian Amaral (Tewksbury, Mass./Tewksbury), who placed 12th overall with a time of 25:48.0, while junior Anthony Darrigo (Tewksbury, Mass./Tewksbury) followed in 26th place, posting a time of 26:18.6 over the 8K course.
Rounding out the top seven efforts for the Green and Gold were newcomer Jacob Movsessian (New Ipswich, N.H./Mascenic) (27:54.6), junior Stephen McCall (Brockton, Mass./Brockton) (28.14.9) and senior Mark Tonelli (Ayer, Mass./Ayer-Shirley) (28.49.7).
Inside the Numbers
Fitchburg State placed 13th overall at last year's UMass Dartmouth Cross Country Invite with a total of 337 points
UMass Lowell claimed first place by amassing a total of 82 points
Junior Matthew Dinan (Reading, Mass./Reading Memorial) of Babson College crossed the finish line first with a time of 25:21.7
The Falcons will compete in the 2017 Worcester City Meet next Saturday at Moore State Park in Paxton, Mass. for a meet starting at 10 AM.