FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 11, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Update #2

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the Bryant University Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 9. RIC tied with Wellesley for seventh place with a team score of 48.0. Southern Maine won the meet with a score of 146.50.

 

Junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) placed first in both the 100 and 200 meters with times of 12.72 and 26.39, respectively, and fourth in the long jump with a leap of 15’09.00”. Skorupa placed third in the 100 meters and seventh in the long jump with results of 13.12 and 15’07.00”, respectively, at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Senior Kate McCalligett (Warwick, RI) placed fifth in the 200 meters and fourth in the 400 meters with times of 26.89 and 1:00.65, respectively.

 

Freshman Kelly Evans (Coventry, RI) placed second in the long jump and seventh in the triple jump with leaps of 15’10.00” and 31’09.50”, respectively. Evans placed 16th in the 200 meters and fourth in the long jump with efforts of 29.45 and 16’01.00”, respectively, at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Junior Jessica Leonard (Warwick, RI) placed fifth in the hammer with a distance of 124’08.00”.

 

Sophomore Maggie Wenc (Pawtucket, RI) placed 18th in the discus and 16th in the hammer throw with distances of 69’09.00” and 73’05.00”, respectively.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the Albany Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 16.

 

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