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April 18, 2005

 

Dana Skorupa Named Little East Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

Providence, RIRhode Island College junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Albany Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 16.

 

She placed sixth in both the 100 and 200 meters with times of 12.98 and 26.51, respectively. She was the highest Div. III performer in those events. In other action this spring, 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.

 

She is an elementary education major with a concentration in special education and a 2002 graduate of Cumberland High School.

 

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.

 

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

 

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