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May 2, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Update #5

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by UMass Dartmouth on Sunday, May 1. RIC placed seventh overall (ten teams) and fourth (five teams) in the Little East with team scores of 51.0 and 64.0, respectively. Southern Maine won the Alliance and the Little East titles with scores of 259.50 and 295.0, respectively.

 

Junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in four events. She placed second in the 100 meters, first in the 200 meters and sixth as part of the 4x100 meter relay with times of 12.72, 26.48 and 52.89, respectively, as well as third in the long jump with a leap of 4.92 meters. Skorupa 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 at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23. 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) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in four events. She placed seventh in the 100 meters, third in the 200 meters, second in the 400 meters and sixth as part of the 4x100 meter relay with times of 13.76, 27.10, 60.52 and 52.89, respectively. McCalligett placed sixth in the 100 meters and second in the 400 meters with times of 13.55 and 1:00.32, respectively, at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23.  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) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in the long jump and triple jump with leaps of 4.60 and 9.97 meters, as well as the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 52.89. She also placed ninth in the 400 meters with a time of 65.62 and ninth in the high jump with a leap of 1.42 meters. Evans 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 at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23.  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.

 

Freshman Katelyn Courtot (Smithfield, RI) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors as part of the 4x100 meter relay team, which placed sixth with a time of 52.89. She placed 26th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:42.01 at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23.

 

Junior Jessica Leonard (Warwick, RI) earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in the hammer, placing fourth with a distance of 37.17 meters and also placed 16th in the discus with a throw of 20.94. She placed 19th in the discus and sixth in the hammer with throws of 18.93 meters and 37.50 meters, respectively, at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23. 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 14th in the discus and 17th in the hammer with throws of 22.54 and 23.57 meters, respectively. She placed 17th in the discus and 13th in the hammer with throws of 20.46 meters and 19.90 meters, respectively, at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23.  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.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Bates, on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7.

 

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