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April 25, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Update #4

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the Solomon Husky Invitational, hosted by Northeastern on Saturday, Apr. 23. The invitational was an individual meet and no team scores were kept.

 

Freshman Jordan Wright (Brookline, MA) placed eighth in the 100 meters and ninth in the 200 meters with times of 11.96 and 23.47, respectively, and was seventh in the long jump with a leap of 6.28 meters. Wright placed fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 41’07.75”, as well as 15th in the 200 meters with a time of 27.01, at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Junior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) placed seventh in the 200 meters with a time of 23.22. He placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:55.62 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. He placed third in the 400 meters and 11th in the 1,500 meters with times of 50.21 and 4:19.44, respectively, at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Junior Nick Palazzo (Johnston, RI) placed sixth in the hammer with a throw of 48.0 meters. He placed first in the hammer with a distance of 51.42 meters at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  Palazzo placed third in the hammer with a distance of 154’03.00” at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

Senior Marc Piette (Woonsocket, RI) placed seventh in the hammer with a throw of 46.62 meters. Piette placed second in the hammer with a distance of 48.40 meters at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. Piette placed first in the hammer with a distance of 162’08.00” and 19th in the shot with a distance of 36’00.75” at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

Junior Rich Palazzo (Johnston, RI) placed eighth in the hammer with a throw of 44.47 meters. He placed third in the hammer with a distance of 47.81 meters at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  He placed fourth in the hammer throw with a distance of 154’00.00” at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

Freshman Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed ninth in the 400 meters with a time of 52.98. He placed tenth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:03.07 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  Van Gieson placed 14th in the 400 meters with a time of 53.47 at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9. He placed 18th in the 400 meters with a time of 55.22 at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Sophomore Matt Goroza (West Warwick, RI) placed 18th in the 100 meter and 21st in the 200 meters with times of 12.43 and 25.08, respectively. He placed 17th in the 200 meters with a time of 24.69 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  Goroza placed 28th in both the 200 and 400 meters with times of 24.72 and 56.62, respectively, at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9. Goroza placed 19th in the 400 meters with a time of 57.38 at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Junior Tim Goodwin (Warwick, RI) placed 24th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:28.04. He placed ninth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 10:51.11 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  He placed 11th in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:45.02 at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9. He placed 19th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:27.46 at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Sophomore Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed 22nd in the 800 meters and 21st in the 1,500 meters with times of 2:11.00 and 4:19.07, respectively. He placed 12th in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:38.15 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  Lonergan placed ninth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:16.68 at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9. He placed seventh in the 5,000 meters with a time 16:08.31 at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Sophomore Bo Luong (Millbury, MA) placed 15th in the long jump with a leap of 5.61 meters. Luong placed third in the triple jump with a leap of 13.88 meters at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  He placed tenth in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump with leaps of 18’10.00” and 38’10.00”, respectively, at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

Freshman James Polak (Smithfield, RI) placed 21st in the discus and 17th in the javelin with distances of 28.38 meters and 26.16 meters, respectively. He placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 28.43 meters at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  He placed 24th in the discus with a distance of 90’09.00” at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

Freshman James Isherwood (Smithfield, RI) placed 14th in the 100 meters with a time of 12.17. He placed 17th in the 200 meters and 13th in the 100 meter hurdles with time of 23.97 and 21.07, respectively, at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9.

 

Sophomore Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) placed first in the high jump with a leap of 1.89 meters and placed tenth in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:05.06 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. He placed second in the high jump with a leap of 6’02.00” at the Bryant Invitational on Apr. 9. He placed fourth in the high jump with a leap of 6’00.00” at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

Freshman Sam Gaye (Providence, RI) placed 14th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:09.11 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.

 

Senior Joe Parenteau (Smithfield, RI) placed 13th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:06.11 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16.  Parenteau placed 23rd in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:39.26 at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by UMass Dartmouth on Saturday, Apr. 30.

 

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