November 6, 2011

Fierimonte, Hounds Finish in 14th at NCAA Regional

Boston, Mass. (November 6) -- Led by a 36th-place finish by freshman Tony Fierimonte (Northborough, Mass./Algonquin Regional), the Assumption College men's cross country team placed 14th at the NCAA Regional, run at Franklin Park in Boston on Saturday morning.

Fierimonte was the top Greyhound finisher and the sixth Northeast-10 freshman to cross as he crossed the finish line in a time of 33:21. Senior Kyle Higgins (Braintree, Mass./Braintree) finished in 49th at 33:49, along with a 92nd-place finish by freshman Bobby Finnegan (Uxbridge, Mass./Hopedale) in 35:07. Freshmen Sean Phayre (Smithfield, Mass./LaSalle Academy) and Erich Grosse (Bayport, N.Y./Bayport Bluepoint) finished in 103rd and 104th place, respectively, crossing the line in 35:30 and 35:31.

This completes the 2011 season for the Greyhounds.