SNHU Men's Cross Country Sweeps Shacklette Invitational

The SNHU Men's Cross Country team holding the Shacklette Invitational Champion trophy.

When and Where: September 7, 2019 – Manchester, N.H. (Saint Anselm College)
Distance:  Men's race, 8K
Results: Southern New Hampshire University – 1st/3 (15)

The Penmen opened the season at Saturday's Shacklette Invitational at Saint Anselm College with a convincing victory.  SNHU runners swept the top six positions and eight of the top nine.

  • The race was won by senior Michael Moreno (Houston, Texas) with a time of 26:41.63. 
  • Junior Cedric Joceyln (Nyack, N.Y.) and junior Micah Hewitson (New Market, Md.) ran together at the event for a second consecutive year, finishing second and third.
  • Sophomore Alex Boedeker (Attleboro, Mass.) wound up in fourth place, sophomore Conner Leone (Southington, Conn.) was fifth and junior Jack Ardrey (Milford, Conn.) ran sixth.
  • SNHU wins the Shacklette for the second consecutive season.  The Penmen won the event for the first time in 2018.
  • This was the 38th running of the event which started in 1982.  Saint Anselm (51) and Saint Michael's College (76) also participated.
  • The Penmen will compete at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

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