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February 28, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Women’s Indoor Track & Field Update #9

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University on Saturday, Feb. 26. The Anchorwomen did not score as a team.

 

Junior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) placed tenth in 55 meters and 17th in the 200 meters with times of 7.51 and 26.33, respectively. She was the highest Div. III competitor in both events. Skorupa earned All-New England honors in the 55 meters and 200 meters, placing fifth and seventh with times of 7.42 and 26.92, respectively, at the New England Div. III Championships on Feb. 19. She also placed in a tie for tenth in the long jump with a leap of 4.82 meters. She earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in three events, placing first in the 55 meters and 200 meters with times of 7.41 and 26.78, respectively, at the Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. She also placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 16’05.25”. She placed second in the 200 meters with a time of 27.18 and fourth in the long jump with a leap of 4.82 meters at the Tufts Invitational on Feb. 5. Skorupa 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” at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 29. 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 21st in the 200 meters and 13th in the 400 meters with times of 26.51 and 59.11, respectively. McCalligett earned All-New England honors in the 200 and 400 meters, placing fourth and first with times of 26.62 and 59.97, respectively, at the New England Div. III Championships on Feb. 19. She earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in three events at the Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. She placed sixth in the 55 meters with a time of 7.76, second in the 200 meters with a time of 26.86, and second in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.47. She placed second in the 400 meters with a time of 1:00.29 at the Tufts Invitational on Feb. 5. McCalligett 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, at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 29. 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.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the ECAC Div. III Championships, hosted by St. Lawrence University on Mar. 4-5.

 

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