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April 12, 2004

 

Dana Skorupa Earns Little East Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week Honors

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College sophomore Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Bryant College Invitational last week.

 

At the Bryant meet, Skorupa placed first in both the 100 and 200 meter events. She won the 100 meters with a time of 12.71 and was victorious in the 200 meters with a time of 26.38. Skorupa also placed third in the long jump with a distance of 4.80 meters. In previous action this spring, Skorupa swept her two events finishing first in the 100 meters with a time of 13.15 and first in the 200 meters with a time of 26.89 at the RIC Invitational on Apr. 3. She placed eighth in the 200 meters with a time of 26.63 at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 27.

 

She is an elementary education major with a specialization in special education and a 2002 graduate of Cumberland High School.

 

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the Bryant College Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 10. The Anchorwomen finished third out of 13 teams with a score of 60. Bryant won the event with a score of 109. RIC is back in action next week as they compete at the Solomon Husky Invitational hosted by Northeastern University on Saturday, Apr. 17 at 10 a.m.

 

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