FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 17, 2004

 

Piette and Palazzo Earn All-ECAC Honors
in Men's Outdoor Track and Field

 

Providence, RI--Four members of Head Coach Kevin Jackson's men's outdoor track and field team competed at the ECAC Div. III Championships, hosted by Williams College, on Saturday, May 15. The Anchormen tied for 29th place out of 54 teams with a team score of 10.0. SUNY-Cortland won the event with a team score of 73.0

 

Junior Marc Piette (Woonsocket, RI) earned All-ECAC honors in the hammer, placing third with a throw of 16903. Piette earned All-New England honors in the hammer throw, placing eighth with a throw of 164'08" at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 1. 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.

 

Sophomore Nick Palazzo (Providence, RI) earned All-ECAC honors in the hammer, placing fifth with a throw of 169. Palazzo earned All-New England honors in the hammer throw, placing sixth with a throw of 167'02" at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 1. 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.

                                                                                                                                              

Sophomore Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) placed 11th in the 800 meters with a time of 1:55.43. Karngar earned All-New England honors in the 800 meters, placing third with a time of 1:55.24 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 1. 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.

 

Junior Josh Precourt (Woonsocket, RI) placed 23rd in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 58.45. Precourt placed 19th in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 58.04 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 1. 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.

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