September 28, 2013

SHU's Ferguson and Connelly Run Strong at SFU

Saint Francis U Invitational Results

LORETTO, PA (September 28, 2013) - Sacred Heart sophomore Sean Ferguson (Smithtown, NY) and grad student Christopher Connelly (Medford, NY) picked-up top-10 finishes at the Saint Franics U Father Bede Invitational Saturday afternoon.

Ferguson was the Pioneers top-runner with a sixth place finish.  The sophomore turned in a time of 27:27 on the 8k course that will be the site of the 2013 Northeast Conference Championship in a few weeks.  

Connelly, who earned his first career victory last weekend, came home in 10th on Saturday.  Connelly clocked in at 27:40.

Senior Kevin Schumann (Wayne, NJ) finished in 48th place (30:17), junior Colby Jennings (North Haven, CT) was 53rd (30:41) and freshman Cameron Swift (Oxford, CT) was on his heels in 54th (31:27).

Th Pioneers finished in eighth place in the nine team race.  Saint Francis U will host the NEC title race on November 2nd, also at the Immergrun Golf Course.  Central Connecticut won Saturday's race with 24 total points.

The Pioneers will next compete at the New England Championships at Franklin Park in Boston, MA on October 12th.

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