SNHU Men's Cross Country Runs Sixth At Regionals; Hewitson Qualifies For National Meet

Micah Hewitson running at the Shacklette Invitational
RESULTS

When and Where: November 9, 2019 – NCAA Division II East Regional (Belmont Plain, Philadelphia, PA.) - Distance: 10k
Result: Southern New Hampshire University – 5th/14 (96)

Junior Micah Hewitson (New Market, Md.) finished fifth overall and the SNHU Men's Cross Country team finished in sixth place at Saturday's NCAA Division II East Regional in Philadelphia, Pa.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS
  • Hewitson qualified for the National Championship by finishing fifth overall in 32.01. 
  • Junior Cedric Jocelyn (Nyack, N.Y.) was the second Penmen to cross the line, finishing 21st in 32:30.2
  • Senior Michael Moreno (Houston, Texas) wound up with a 26th place finish in 32:40.9.  Sophomore Alex Boedeker (Attleboro, Mass.) was next in 32nd at 33:06.5.
  • Sophomore Conner Leone (Southington, Conn.) capped his season wtih a 33:28.1 for the 10k, in 39th place.
NOTES
  • American International College had the individual winner with freshman Ezra Mutai.  The NE10 champ repeated in Philadelphia with a 30:58.4, claiming the title by 43 seconds over Lucas Taxter of Stonehill. 
  • Roberts Wesleyan (55) defeated American International College (65) for the team title.  Stonehill (82), Franklin Pierce (97) and Southern Connecticut State (117) finished ahead of the Penmen (123).
WHAT'S NEXT
  • Hewitston will race next on November 23 at the NCAA Division II National Championship at Haggin Oaks Golf Course in Sacramento, Calif.

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