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May 9, 2005

 

Skorupa, McCalligett and Evans
Earn All-New England Honors

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Bates College on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7. The Anchorwomen placed 14th (27 teams) with a team score of 22.0. Williams won the meet with a team score of 198.

 

Junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) earned All-New England honors in both the 100 and 200 meters. Skorupa placed fourth in the 100 meters with a time of 13.18. She placed second in the 200 meters with a time of 26.20.

 

In other action this spring, Skorupa 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-New England honors in both the 200 and 400 meters. She placed seventh in the 200 meters with a time of 27.20 and third in the 400 meters with a new RIC-record time of 59.10. McCalligett broke her own record in that event.

 

In other action this spring, McCalligett 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-New England honors in the long jump, placing eighth with a leap of 4.93 meters.

 

In other action this spring, Evans 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.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the New England Open Championships, hosted by the University of New Hampshire on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14.

 

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