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February 28, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Menís Indoor Track & Field Update #9

Providence, RI-- Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team competed at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University on Saturday, Feb. 26. The Anchormen tied for 33rd place (36 teams) with 3.0 points. The University of Rhode Island won the meet with a team score of 112.

 

Junior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) was RICís lone competitor and placed sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:53.76. Karngar earned All-New England honors in the 600 meters, placing first with a time of 1:21.12, at the New England Div. III Championships on Feb. 19. He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in three events, placing second in the 400 meters and fifth in both the 200 and 800 meters with times of 50.59, 23.56 and 2:04.42, respectively, at the Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.02 at the Tufts Invitational Feb. 5. He placed first in the 600 meters and fourth in the mile with times of 1:22.88 and 4:30.95, respectively, at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 29. Karngar placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:55.20 at the Tufts Invitational on Jan. 22. He placed first in the 400 meters and second in the 200 meters with times of 50.58 and 23.24, respectively, at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 15. He placed fourth in the 400 meters with a time of 50.04 at the Harvard Invitational on Dec. 11. He placed second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.68 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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