Golden Bears Turn In Sixth Place Finish at Smith Invitational

Golden Bears Turn In Sixth Place Finish at Smith Invitational

Results
Junior Chris Goymer leads Western New England with 33rd place effort in 30:11.12

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (September 10, 2016) – The Western New England University men's cross country team turned in a sixth place finish earlier today at the Smith College Invitational.

Western New England posted a score of 167, finishing sixth in the eight-team field. Coast Guard claimed the team title with a score of 40, while Babson sophomore Matthew Dynan crossed the finish line first with a time of 27:41.93.

Top Performers
• Junior Chris Goymer (Pinecrest, Fla.) was the top Golden Bear finisher, as he placed 33rd out of 87 total competitors with a time of 30:11.12.
• Classmate Jonathan Ricciardi (Pattersonville, N.Y.) followed in 39th place and clocked in at 30:31.34 on the eight-kilometer course.
• Senior Eric Murphy (Holliston, Mass.) posted a 47th place finish and earned a time of 31:49.79.

Also Scoring for Western New England:
• Sophomore Nico Gallo (Ludlow, Mass.) – 57th overall, 32:49.73
• Senior Connor Ross (Hanson, Mass.) – 60th overall, 33:06.96

Up Next
Western New England will be back in action next Saturday at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.