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May 21, 2004

 

2004 Rhode Island College
Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Season Summary

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team closed out the 2004 women’s outdoor track and field season at the ECAC Div. III Championships, hosted by Williams, on Saturday, May 15. The Anchorwomen did not score as a team, but had two competitors compete at the meet. Williams won the championship with a score of 99.0.

 

The Anchorwomen had two competitors at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Saturday, May 1. RIC placed 15th (28 teams) with a team score of 11.0. Williams won the championship with a score of 180.0. RIC had two runners earn All-New England honors.

 

RIC hosted the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Saturday, April 24. RIC tied for fifth place (ten teams) overall with a score of 56. Southern Maine won the Alliance meet with a score of 218.50. The Anchorwomen placed fourth (five teams) in the Little East with a score of 61.0. Southern Maine won the LEC crown with a score of 254.5. RIC competitors earned 15 All-Alliance/Little East honors in eight events.

 

Junior Kate McCalligett (Warwick, RI) placed 16th in the 200 meters with a season-best time of 26.00 and 18th in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.48 at the ECAC Championships on May 15. She placed 20th in the 200 meters and 17th in the 400 meters with times of 27.18 and 1:00.14, respectively, at the New England Open Championships on May 7. McCalligett earned All-New England honors in the 400 meters, placing fourth with a time of 1:00.65 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 1. She also placed ninth in the 200 meters with a time of 27.06. She 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 new school record 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. She placed eighth in the 800 meters with a season-best time of 2:28.04 at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 17. She placed fourth in the 100 meters with a season-best time of 13.45 and third in the 200 meters with a time of 27.37 at the Bryant College Invitational on Apr. 10. She finished second in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.90 and fourth in the 200 meters with a time of 27.72 at the RIC Invitational on Apr. 3. She placed eighth in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.80 at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 27.

 

Sophomore Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) placed 11th in the preliminary round of the 100 meters with a time of 12.64 and 19th in the 200 meters with a time of 26.19 at the ECAC Championships on May 15. She placed 11th in the preliminary round of the 100 meters and 14th in the 200 meters with times of 12.75 and 26.20, respectively, at the New England Open Championships on May 7. Skorupa earned All-New England honors in the 100 meter dash, placing fifth with a time of 13.09 at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 1. Skorupa earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in five events at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She placed first in the 200 meters with a season-best time of 25.72, second in 100 meters with a season-best 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 season-best distance of 16’04.25’’. She 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.

 

Sophomore Kim Cadden (Warwick, RI) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors as a member of the 4x400 meter relay team, which placed third with a time of 4:24.63 at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She also placed 15th in the 800 meters with a season-best time of 2:42.49 and 11th in the 1,500 meters with a season-best time of 5:25.61. She placed 14th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 5:28.36 at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 17. She finished 14th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:45.35 at the Bryant College Invitational on Apr. 10. She placed 34th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:44.73 at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 27.

 

Sophomore Serena Morrison (New Haven, CT) tied for 10th place in the triple jump with a season-best leap of 33’04” at the University of Albany Invitational on May 8. Morrison earned All-Alliance/Little East honors as a member of the 4x100 meter relay team, which placed third with a time of 51.20 and the triple jump as placed fifth with a distance of 32’07.50’’ at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She also placed ninth in the 100 meter hurdles with a season-best  time of 17.72. She placed ninth in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 19.22 and sixth in the triple jump with a distance of 31’09.50’’ at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 17. She finished eighth in the 100 meters with a season-best time of 14.45 and second in the triple jump with a distance of 32’01” at the Bryant College Invitational on Apr. 10.

 

Freshman Michelle Batchelder (Vernon, CT) placed 19th in the 200 meters with a time of 31.92 at the University of Albany Invitational on May 8. She placed 18th in the 200 meters with a season-best time of 30.32 at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She finished 16th in the 200 meters with a time of 31.63 at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 17. She placed 22nd in the 200 meters with a time of 33.24 at the RIC Invitational on Apr. 3.

 

Freshman Amanda Rinn (Warwick, RI) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in three events at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She finished 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 fifth in the pole vault with a height of 7’06.25’’. She finished 13th in the pole vault equaling her school record height of 8’00’’ at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 17. She placed second in the pole vault with a height of 8’00’’ at the Bryant College Invitational on Apr. 10. She finished third in the pole vault with a new school record height of 8’00’’ at the RIC Invitational on Apr. 3.

 

Freshman Maggie Wenc (Pawtucket, RI) placed 13th in the discus with a equaling her school record height  distance of 75’00’’ at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She placed 13th in the discus with a distance of 71’05’’ at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 17. She finished tenth in the discus with a distance of 67’08” at the Bryant College Invitational on Apr. 10. She placed 17th in the discus with a distance of 69’03” at the RIC Invitational on Apr. 3.

 

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