Golden Bears Finish Eighth at Western New England Invitational

Photo by Doug Steinbock
Photo by Doug Steinbock

Adrian Barber leads Golden Bears with 31st place finish

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 14, 2017) –
The Western New England University men's cross country team ran to an eighth place finish at the annual Western New England Invitational on campus Saturday.  

The Golden Bears posted a team score of 193, good for eighth in the 14-team field. UMass Dartmouth won the team title with a score of 61, while Westfield State (73) and the University of New Haven (109) rounded out the top three.

Top Performers
• Senior Adrian Barber (Castleton, N.Y.) was Western New England's top finisher, as he completed the eight-kilometer course in 29:37, good for 31st overall in the field of 106.
• Senior Edwin Kaczenski (Northfield, Mass.) wasn't far behind Barber, as he placed 33rd and clocked in at 29:39.
• Freshman Jacob Eberli (Ludlow, Mass.) finished 41st overall with a time of 30:28.

Up Next
Western New England will be back in action next weekend at the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Championship, hosted by the University of New England at Rotary Park in Biddeford, Maine.