FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 18, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Menís Track and Field Wraps Up Season at the Last Chance Qualifier

 

Cambridge, MAóThe Rhode Island College menís outdoor track and field team finished up the 2007 season at the Last Chance Qualifier, hosted by M.I.T. on Friday, May 18.

 

Senior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed fourth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:02.75.

 

Junior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed 12th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:01.12.

 

Senior Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.69 and fifth in the high jump with a leap of 1.91 meters.

 

Senior Rich Palazzo (Johnston, RI) placed seventh in the hammer with a distance of 47.92 meters.

 

Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team had no qualifiers to the NCAA Div. III National Championships.

 

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