Shawn M. Nassaney Memorial Cross Country Race

Shawn M. Nassaney '98 had served as captain of Bryant's track and field team, earning two Bulldog awards for his outstanding athletic ability and commitment. On September 11, 2001 Nassaney lost his life on United Airlines Flight 175 along with his girlfriend Lynn Goodchild ’98.

Upon his death Nassaney's family, friends and colleagues organized an annual road race to raise money for scholarships in his name. The first Shawn M .Nassaney race took place October 21, 2002 and raised $10,000.