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February 6, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Men’s Indoor Track & Field Update #2

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team has six meets under their belts this season. RIC competed at the Southern Maine Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 28 and placed fourth (five teams) with a score of 96.0. Bates won the meet with a team score of 200.0. The Anchormen competed at the Tufts Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 4 and placed 11th (16 teams) with a team score of 22.0. Tufts won the meet with a score of 165.0.

Anchormen Notables

• Senior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) placed first in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:30.08 at the Tufts Invitational. Junior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed fifth in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:52.47. Junior Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) placed fifth in the high jump with a leap of 1.83 meters.

• Karngar placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.32 at the Southern Maine Invitational. Lonergan placed second in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:13.94. Senior Tim Goodwin (Warwick, RI) placed first in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:06.25. Newman placed first in the high jump and third in the triple jump with leaps of 1.87 and 11.86 meters, respectively. Senior Nick and Rich Palazzo (Johnston, RI) placed second and fourth, respectively, in the weight throw with distances of 14.93 and 12.97 meters.

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

• Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Little East/MASCAC Alliance Championships, 1 p.m.

 

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