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April 26, 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 Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Saturday, Apr. 24. This is Skorupa’s second such honor of the season.

 

Skorupa earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in five events placing first in the 200 meters with a time of 25.72, second in 100 meters with a time of 12.51, fourth as a part of the 4x100 meter relay team with a time of 51.20, third as a member of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 4:24.63 and fourth in the long jump with a distance of 16’04.25’’.

 

In other action this spring, Skorupa placed fourth in the 100 meters with a time of 12.71 and fifth in the 200 meters with a time of 26.40 at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 17. She finished first in the 100 meters with a time of 12.71, first in the 200 meters with a time of 26.38 and third in the long jump with a distance of 4.80 meters at the Bryant College Invitational on Apr. 10. She 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 hosted the Little East/MASCAC/Alliance Championships on Saturday, Apr. 24. The Anchorwomen finished tied for fifth out of ten teams in the Alliance with 56 points and fourth out of five teams in the Little East with 61 points. Southern Maine won the Alliance with 218.5 points and Little East with a score of 254.5. In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the New England Div. III Championships hosted by Williams College on Saturday, May 1 at 11 a.m.

 

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