New London, Conn. - October 14, 2017 - The Springfield College men's cross country team accumulated 386 points en route to a 15th-place finish at the Connecticut College Invtational, hosted at Harkness Memorial State Park on a rainy Saturday afternoon.
The Pride was led by senior Jack Pinho (Prospect, Conn.), who used a 4:56 final mile to record a personal-best time of 25:41.5 on the 8k course, finishing 13th among 282 runners and beating his previous personal record by 25 seconds. Pinho was the second-place runner from the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), and seventh-place runner from the New England region.
The Pride will spend the next two weeks preparing for the NEWMAC Championships, hosted at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass. on Sunday, October 29.