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May 3, 2004

 

McCalligett and Skorupa Earn All-New England Honors

Providence, RI--Two members of Head Coach Kevin Jackson's women's outdoor track and field team competed at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Saturday, May 1. The Anchorwomen placed 15th out of 28 teams with a team score of 11.0. Williams won the meet with a team score of 180.

 

Junior Kate McCalligett (Warwick, RI) earned All-New England honors in the 400 meters, placing fourth with a time of 1:00.65. She also placed ninth in the 200 meters with a time of 27.06. McCalligett earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in four events at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She finished second in the 200 meters with a time of 26.05, third in the 400 meters with a time of 59.54, fourth as a part of the 4x100 meter relay team with a time of 51.20 and third as a member of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 4:24.63.

 

Sophomore Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) earned All-New England honors in the 100 meter dash, placing fifth with a time of 13.09. Skorupa earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in five events and was named the Little East Conference's Female Runner of the Week for her performance at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She placed 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 1604.25.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen 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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