FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 18, 2005

 

Nick Palazzo Named Little East
Men’s Field Athlete of the Week

Providence, RIRhode Island College junior Nick Palazzo (Johnston, RI) was named the Little East Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week after his performance at the Albany Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 16.

 

He placed first in the hammer with a distance of 51.42 meters. In other action this spring, Palazzo placed third in the hammer with a distance of 154’03.00” at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

He is a physical education major and a 2002 graduate of Classical High School.

 

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the Albany Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 16. RIC placed fifth (ten teams) with 54 points. Albany won the meet with 199.50 points.

 

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

 

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