FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 23, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Men’s Indoor Track & Field Update #1

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team has four meets under their belts this season. RIC competed at the Tufts University Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 21 and placed ninth (15 teams) with a score of 35.0. Tufts won the meet with a team score of 146.50.

Anchormen Notables

• Senior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) placed first in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:33.70 at the Tufts Invitational. A week earlier at the Wesleyan Invitational, Karngar placed first in the 400 meters and third in the 200 meters with times of 50.69 and 23.41, respectively.

• Junior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed fourth in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:36.81 at the Tufts Invitational. He placed third in the mile with a time of 4:32.85 at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 14.

• Junior Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) placed second in the high jump with a leap of 1.87 meters at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 14. He placed second in the high jump with a leap of 1.88 meters at the Tufts Invitational. Seniors Nick and Rich Palazzo (Johnston, RI) placed fifth and eighth, respectively, with distances of 14.33 and 13.04 meters at the Tufts Invitational.

CONFERENCE ACCOLADES: Newman has been named the Little East Conference Men’s Track & Field, Field Athlete of the Week once (1/17) on the season.

Upcoming Meets

• Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Southern Maine Invitational, 1 p.m.

 

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