FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 25, 2005

 

Dan Newman Named Little East Menís Field Athlete of the Week

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College sophomore Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Field Athlete of the Week after his performance at the Tufts Invitational on Jan. 22.

 

Newman placed first in the high jump with a leap of 1.93 meters.

 

He is a physical education major and a 2003 graduate of Smithfield High School.

 

Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team placed ninth (12 teams) with a team score of 19.0. Tufts won the meet with a team score of 199.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 29.

 

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