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January 31, 2005

 

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

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the University of Southern Maine Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 29 and placed fourth (five teams) with a team score of 66.0. Southern Maine won the meet with a score of 195.50.

 

Junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) placed second in the 55 meters, third in the 200 meters and first in the long jump with times of 7.52 and 27.32, respectively, and a leap of 16’09.00”. She placed first in the 55 meters with a time of 7.57 and third in the long jump with a leap of 4.79 meters at the Tufts Invitational on Jan. 22. She placed first in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.68, second in the 200 meters with a time of 28.08 and first in the long jump with a leap of 4.87 meters at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 15. For her efforts, she was named the Little East Conference Track Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. She placed 12th in the 200 meters with a time of 26.96 at the Harvard Invitational on Dec. 11. She placed ninth in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.64 and 13th in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.25 at the Alden Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Senior Kate McCalligett (Warwick, RI) placed third in the 55 meters, first in the 200 meters and second in the 400 meters with times of 7.73, 27.07 and 1:00.88, respectively. McCalligett placed first in the 400 meters and fifth in the 55 meter dash with times of 1:02.04 and 7.81, respectively, at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 15.  She placed 11th in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.49 at the Harvard Invitational on Dec. 11. She placed 15th in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.38 and eighth in the 400 meters with a time of 1:01.91 at the Alden Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Freshman Kelly Evans (Coventry, RI) placed sixth in the high jump, sixth in the long jump and fourth in the triple jump with leaps of 4’10.00”, 15’08.25” and 31’03.00”, respectively. She placed second in the long jump and 10th in the high jump with leaps of 4.82 and 1.47 meters, respectively, at the Tufts Invitational on Jan. 22. Evans placed second in both the high jump and long jump, with leaps of 1.42 and 4.69 meters, respectively, at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 15.  For her efforts, she was named the Little East Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week. She placed 12th in the triple jump and 16th in the long jump with leaps of 9.76 meters and 4.77 meters, respectively at the Harvard Invitational on Dec. 11. She placed 12th in the long jump with a distance of 14’03.25” at the Alden Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Freshman Michelle Batchelder (Vernon, CT) placed ninth in the 3,000 meters with a time of 11:52.07 at the Alden Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Sophomore Maggie Wenc (Pawtucket, RI) placed ninth in the weight throw with a distance of 5.81 meters at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 15.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the Tufts Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 5.

 

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