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Falcons Shine at MASCAC Championship

Falcons Shine at MASCAC Championship


Movsessian, Sheehy earn All-Conference Honors

Paxton, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University men's cross country team finished fourth overall in the 2019 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) championship this afternoon with a total of 75 points at Moore State Park.

The Basics

Score: Fourth Place, 75 Points

How It Happened

The Falcons were paced by junior Jacob Movsessian (New Ipswitch, NH), who placed 4th overall with a time of 27:46, while classmate Tim Sheehy (Wakefield, Mass.) was next,  crossing the line in 7th with a time of 28:01 over the five mile championship course.

Junior Joe Weston (Middleton, Conn.) followed in the 13th slot with a time of 28:28, while a trio of first year Falcons Samuel Flint (Methuen, Mass.) 29:39, Brian O'Sullivan (Templeton, Mass.) 30:00 and Mathew Catarius (Shrewsbury, Mass.) 30:01 finished in 25th, 26th and 27th respectively.

Inside the Numbers

Bridgewater State University was crowned MASCAC Champion with 37 points. The Bears were led by senior Trevor Wysong, who was named MASCAC Runner of the Year with a first place finish, crossing the line in 25:57.

Bridgewater State's Connor Foley was named MASCAC Coach of the Year following the race.

Movesessian and Sheehy earned MACAC All-Conference honors with their top 10 performances.

Up Next

The Falcons will compete in the NCAA DIII New England Regional Championships, hosted by Bowdoin College on Saturday, November 16th, starting at 11 a.m.