FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 9, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Menís Outdoor Track & Field Update #6

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team had one competitor see action at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7. RIC did not score as a team. Williams won the meet with a team score of 168.

 

Junior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) placed 16th in the 800 meters with a time of 1:59.92.

 

In other action this spring Karngar earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in four events, placing second in the 400 meters, third in the 800 meters, third as part of the 4x400 meter relay and seventh as part of the 4x100 meter relay with times of 50.28, 2:01.24, 3:33.39 and 45.22, respectively. He placed seventh in the 200 meters with a time of 23.22 at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23.  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.

 

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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