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Falcons Excel At Keene State Invitational

Falcons Excel At Keene State Invitational

Movsessian takes top honors with time of 26:35.9 

Keene N.H. – The Fitchburg State University men's cross country team placed second overall with a total of 48 points at the 2018 Keene State Cross Country Invitational this morning.

The Basics

Score: 2nd Place, 48 points

How It Happened

Fitchburg State was paced by sophomore Jacob Movsessian (Ipswich, N.H./Mascenic), who placed first overall with a time of 26:35.9, while senior Anthony Darrigo (Tewksbury, Mass./Tewksbury) followed in eighth placed, turning in a time of 28:16.1 over the 8K course.

Sophomore Timothy Sheehy (Wakefield R.I./South Kingstown) crossed the line in ninth with a time of 28:17.7, while senior Joseph Darrigo (Tewksbury, Mass./Tewksbury) followed in 11th, posting a time of 28:46.8

Rounding out the top seven finishers for the Green and Gold were senior Stephen McCall (Brockton, Mass./Brockton) (30:07.0), senior Ryan Stopka (Rochester, Mass./Old Colony) (30:59.1) and junior Brandon DiGregorio (Nashua, N.H./Nashua North) (31:25.8).

Inside the Numbers

Fitchburg State finished in second place with a total of 54 points at last year's Keene State Invite.

Keene State College claimed first place by amassing a total of 34 points

Sophomore Jacob Movsessian (New Ipswich, N.H./Mascenic) of Fitchburg State captured first placed overall with a time of 26:35.9

Up Next

The Falcons will compete in the 2018 James Early Memorial Invitational, hosted by Westfield State University at 11:00 AM., while select members will compete in the 2018 All-New England Championships at Franklin Park in Boston, starting at 11:00 AM next Saturday.