FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 5, 2007

 

Dan Newman Earns All-New England Honors
in Menís Outdoor Track & Field

 

Providence, RIó The Rhode Island College menís outdoor track and field team competed at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Friday and Saturday, May 4-5. The Anchormen placed 24 (26 Teams) with 5.0 Points.

 

Senior Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) earned All-New England honors in the high jump, placing fourth at 1.92 meters. He also placed ninth in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.79.

 

Freshman Max Willett (Portsmouth, RI) placed 14th in long jump at 6.19 meters,

 

Senior Rich Palazzo (Johnston, RI) placed ninth in the hammer at 48.94 meters.

 

Junior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed 10th in the 800 meters with a time of 1:56.85.

 

Senior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed 10th in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:00.49.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Dartmouth on Friday and Saturday, May 11-12.

 

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