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March 14, 2005

 

Manny Karngar Earns All-American Honors
at NCAA Div. III Menís
Indoor Track Championships

Providence, RIóJunior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) earned All-American honors in the 800 meters, placing fifth overall at the NCAA Div. III Menís Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University on Saturday, Mar. 12.

 

He posted a time of 1:54.99 in the finals of the 800 meters, which garnered him All-American honors. Prior to that race, he placed first in his qualifying heat with a time of 1:55.18.

 

 Karngarís quest for All-American honors started when he qualified for the NCAA Championships with a second place, 1:53.13 effort in the preliminary round of the 800 meters at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University, on Feb. 26.

 

In other competition this season, 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 23.25, 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.

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