Bruno Pires Earns Second LEC Men’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week Nod

Bruno Pires Earns Second LEC Men’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week Nod

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth freshman Bruno Pires (New Bedford, Mass.) earned his second Little East Conference Men’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week honor of the season on Monday following Saturday’s meet.

At Westfield State’s James Earley Invitational, Pires put forth an outstanding individual performance to lead the Corsair men to an eighth place team finish. Pires timed in at 26:22 to place fifth individually in the field of 266 runners and was the second LEC runner to cross the line, behind only Plymouth State’s Sam Brunnette.

The Corsairs take to the course for one more meet before the Little East Conference Championships, traveling to the Western New England Invitational this coming Saturday.