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April 18, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Update #3

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the Albany Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 16. RIC placed sixth (nine teams) with a score of 17.0. Albany won the meet with a score of 245.

 

Junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) placed sixth in both the 100 and 200 meters with times of 12.98 and 26.51, respectively. She 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” at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9. 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 16th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:33.03. She placed fifth in the 200 meters and fourth in the 400 meters with times of 26.89 and 1:00.65, respectively, at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

Freshman Kelly Evans (Coventry, RI) placed third in the high jump and seventh in the triple jump with leaps of 1.55 and 9.96 meters, respectively. Evans placed second in the long jump and seventh in the triple jump with leaps of 15’10.00” and 31’09.50”, respectively, at he Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9. 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 eighth in the hammer with a throw of 36.70. Leonard placed fifth in the hammer with a distance of 124’08.00” at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

Sophomore Maggie Wenc (Pawtucket, RI) placed seventh in the discus and tenth in the hammer with throws of 22.46 and 21.91, respectively. She placed 18th in the discus and 16th in the hammer throw with distances of 69’09.00” and 73’05.00”, respectively, at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the Northeastern Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 23

 

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