FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 25, 2002

 
 

Pora and McCalligett to Captain
Rhode Island College Women’s Indoor Track

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College junior Joanne Pora (Attleboro, MA) and sophomore Kate McCalligett (Warwick, RI) will captain the women’s indoor track team for the 2002-03 season.

 

As a sophomore in 2001-02, Pora placed sixth in the weight throw at the Brandeis Invitational with a season-best distance of 37’05.25". She also recorded a season-best throw of 28’11.75" in the shot at the same meet.

 

She is a nursing major and 1999 graduate of Attleboro High School.

 

As a freshman in 2001-02, McCalligett earned All-New England honors, placing seventh in the 400 meters with a school record time of 1:00.37 at the New England Div. III Championships. She also placed ninth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.40 at that same meet. McCalligett earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in both the 200 and 400 meters at the Alliance Championships. She placed second in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.73 and third in the 200 meters with a season-best time of 27.25.

She is a nursing major and 2001 graduate of Pilgrim High School.

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team will open the 2002-03 campaign on December 7 at the Brown Invitational.

 

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