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March 9, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Menís Indoor Track & Field Update #10

Providence, RI-- Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team competed at the Trinity College Last Chance Indoor Track and Field Meet at Yale University on Saturday, Mar. 5. No team scores were kept at the meet.

 

Junior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) placed second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.34. Karngar was RICís lone competitor and placed sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:53.76 at the New England Open Championships on Feb. 26. 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.

 

Sophomore Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) tied for eighth place in the high jump with a leap of 1.80 meters. He earned All-New England honors in the high jump, tying for sixth with a leap of 1.91 meters at the New England Div. III Championships on Feb. 19. He placed second in the high jump with a leap of 6í00.25Ē at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 29. Newman placed first in the high jump with a leap of 1.93 meters and was named the Little East Conference Menís Field Athlete of the Week at the Tufts Invitational on Jan. 22. He placed second in the high jump with a height of 1.93 meters at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 15.  He placed eighth in the high jump with a height of 1.86 meters at the Harvard Invitational on Dec. 11.

 

In upcoming action, Manny Karngar will compete at the NCAA Div. III Menís Track and Field Championships, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University on Mar. 11-12, in the 800 meters.

 

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