FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

May 11, 2005

 

 

 

Dana Skorupa Named
2005 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Team MVP

 

 

 

Providence, RI-- The Rhode Island College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation held its annual Winter Banquet at RIC’s Donovan Dining Center on Tuesday, May 10 to honor those student-athletes who participate in varsity spring athletics. Each sport gave out their Most Valuable Player Award.

 

 

 

Junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) was named the women’s outdoor track and field team’s MVP. This spring, Skorupa earned All-New England honors in both the 100 and 200 meters. She 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 competition, 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. In other competition this spring, 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.

 

 

 

She is an elementary education major with a minor in special education and a 2002 graduate of Cumberland High School.

 

   


Junior Dana Skorupa and Head Coach Kevin Jackson

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