FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 6, 2006

 

Manny Karngar Qualifies for NCAA National Championships
Senior Set to Compete in the 800m for the Second Straight Year

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College senior Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) has qualified for the NCAA Div. III Menís Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 800 meters. The National Championships will be held on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 10 and 11 at St. Olaf College (MN). This is the second consecutive season Karngar has qualified for the National Championships in that event. He earned All-American honors in the 800 meters as a junior in 2005.

 

Karngar qualified with a time of 1:53.56 in the preliminary round of the 800 meters at the New England Championships on Feb. 25. In other action this winter, Karngar earned All-New England honors in the 800 meters, placing third with a time of 1:56.39 at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Williams on Feb. 18. He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in both the 400 and 800 meters at the Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Feb. 13.

 

He is a finance major and a 2002 graduate of Shea High School.

 

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