FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 3, 2004

 

Four Earn All-New England Honors
in Men's Outdoor Track and Field

 

Providence, RI--Five members of Head Coach Kevin Jackson's men's and women's outdoor track and field team competed at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Williams College, on Saturday, May 1. The Anchormen placed 20th out of 25 teams with a team score of 12.0. Williams won the event with a team score of 142.50

 

Sophomore Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) earned All-New England honors in the 800 meters, placing third with a time of 1:55.24. He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in three events at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. He finished first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.82, second in the 400 meters with a time of 49.50 and fourth as a part of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 3:29.35.

 

Sophomore Nick Palazzo (Providence, RI) earned All-New England honors in the hammer throw, placing sixth with a throw of 167'02". He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors by placing second in the hammer throw with a distance of 16403 at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24.

                                                                                                                                              

Junior Marc Piette (Woonsocket, RI) earned All-New England honors in the hammer throw, placing eighth with a throw of 164'08". He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors by placing first in the hammer throw with a distance of 17107 at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. He also placed 15th in the shot with a distance of 3506.50 at the Alliance Championships.

 

Freshman Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) earned All-New England honors in the high jump, placing seventh with a leap of 6'02". He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors as a member of the 4x100 meter relay team by placing eighth with a time of 46.30 and in the high jump by placing fourth with a height of 601.50 at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24.

 

Junior Josh Precourt (Woonsocket, RI) placed 19th in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 58.04. He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in four events at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. He placed seventh in the 400 meters with a time of 52.81, fifth in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 57.11, eighth as a part of the 4x100 meter relay team with a time of 46.30 and fourth as a part of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 3:29.35.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will have several competitors compete at the New England Open Championships, which will be hosted by Northeastern University on Friday and Saturday, May 7-8. The remainder of the team will compete at the University of Albany Invitational on Saturday, May 8.

 

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