Bears Place 8th at Springfield Invitational

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Junior Nicholas Foster won the 5,000 meters to lead the Bears at the Springfield Invitational.

Foster won the 5,000 meters in 15:35.86 while classmate Jon Lash was second in 15:38.27.

Senior Brad Pienta was third in the 800 meters in 2:00.96 while junior Ryan Hub was fourth (2:01.34).

Freshman Zachary Velasquez was fifth in the 1,500 meters (4:11.72).

The Bears finished eighth with 47 points while Worcester State won with 158 points.

The Bears are back in action Saturday at the NEWMAC Championships at Mount Holyoke.