FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 16, 2004

 

Rhode Island College’s Manny Karngar Named Little East Conference
Men’s Track Athlete of the Week

 Providence, RI—Rhode Island College sophomore Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference’s Men’s Track Athlete of the Week. This is Karngar's third such honor this season.

 

Karngar earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in four events. Karngar placed third in the 200 meters with a time of 23.27, first in the 400 meters with a time of 50.35, first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:59.22 and first as part of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 3:32.97.

 

He is a finance major and a 2002 graduate of Shea High School.

 

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine, on Saturday, Feb. 14. RIC placed second overall (ten teams) with 99.0 points, and third in the Little East (five teams) with 102.0 points. Southern Maine won the overall with 145 points and was first in the LEC with 166.0 points.

 

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