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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 15, 2003

 

RIC Menís Outdoor Tracksters Qualify for ECAC Championships

 

Providence, RIóSeven members of the Rhode Island College menís outdoor track and field team have qualified for the 2003 Div. III ECAC Championships, which will be held at MIT on Thursday and Friday, May 15-16.

 

Senior Chris Puleo (Barrington, RI) has qualified in the 200 and 400 meters. Puleo earned All-New England honors in the 400 meters, placing second with a time of 49.44. Puleo also placed 13th as part of the 4 x 100 meters relay team with a time of 45.64 and 11th as part of the 4 x 400 meter relay team with a time of 3:32.13 at the Div. III New England Championships, hosted by Bates on May 3.

 

Sophomore Marc Piette (Woonsocket, RI) has qualified in the hammer. Piette earned All-New England honors in the hammer, placing fifth with a distance of 165í07.00" , at the Div. III New England Championships.

 

Freshman Nick Palazzo (Providence, RI) has qualified in the hammer. At the Div. III New England Championships, Palazzo earned All-New England honors in the hammer, placing sixth with a distance of 164í10.00".

 

Senior Tim Rudd (Warwick, RI) has qualified in the 800 meters and as part of the 4 x 400 meter relay team. At the Div. III New England Championships, Rudd placed 15th in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.83. Rudd also placed 13th as part of the 4 x 100 meter relay team with a time of 45.64 and 11th as part of the 4 x 400 meter relay team with a time of 3:32.13.

 

Sophomore Joe Parenteau (Smithfield, RI) has qualified as part of the 4 x 400 meter relay team. At the Div. III New England Championships he placed 11th in the 1,500 meter run with 4:02.67. Parenteau also placed 11th as part of the 4 x 400 meter relay with a time of 3:32.13.

 

Sophomore Chris Fernandes (Cumberland, RI) has qualified as part of the 4 x 400 meter relay team. At the Div. III New England Championships, he placed 13th as part of the 4 x 100 meters relay team with a time of 45.64 and 11th as part of the 4 x 400 meter relay team with a time of 3:32.13.

 

Junior Charles Kuti (Providence, RI) has qualified as part of the 4 x 400 meter relay team. At the Div. III New England Championships, he placed 13th as part of the 4 x 100 meter relay team with a time of 45.64.

 

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