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April 25, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’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.

 

Junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) placed third in the 100 meters and second in the 200 meters with times of 13.08 and 27.35, respectively, as well as seventh in the long jump with a leap of 4.77 meters. She placed sixth in both the 100 and 200 meters with times of 12.98 and 26.51, respectively, at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. 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 sixth in the 100 meters and second in the 400 meters with times of 13.55 and 1:00.32, respectively. She placed 16th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:33.03 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. 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 11th in the 200 meters with a time of 29.10 and was fifth in the long jump with a leap of 4.80 meters. She placed third in the high jump and seventh in the triple jump with leaps of 1.55 and 9.96 meters, respectively, at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. 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 19th in the discus and sixth in the hammer with throws of 18.93 meters and 37.50 meters, respectively. She placed eighth in the hammer with a throw of 36.70 at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. 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 17th in the discus and 13th in the hammer with throws of 20.46 meters and 19.90 meters, respectively. She placed seventh in the discus and tenth in the hammer with throws of 22.46 and 21.91, respectively, at the Albany Invitational on Apr. 16. 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.

 

Freshman Katelyn Courtot (Smithfield, RI) placed 26th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:42.01.

 

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

 

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