Westfield, Mass. (October 23) -- Led by top-50 finishes by Kyle Higgins (Braintree, Mass./Braintree) and Tony Fierimonte (Northborough, Mass./Algonquin Regional), the Assumption men's cross country team placed 10th at the Northeast-10 Cross Country Championships on Sunday afternoon with a total of 272 points.
Higgins placed 37th in a time of 25:53 to lead the team, running a pace of 5:12 per mile. Fierimonte, the three-time Northeast-10 Freshman of the Week, crossed in 42nd in 26:08 at a 5:15 per mile pace. Freshman Sean Phayre (Smithfield, R.I./La Salle Academy) was next in 77th at 27:19, followed by Erich Grosse (Bayport, N.Y./Bayport Bluepoint) in 80th place at 27:21. Closing out the scoring was Chris Trajkovski (Wilbraham, Mass./Minnechaug) in 101st place at 27:53.
Assumption is back in action on Sunday, November 6th at the NCAA Regional in Franklin Park in Boston, Mass.