FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 20, 2007

 

Men’s Indoor Track Competes at Coast Guard Invitational
Lonergan & Willett Pace Anchormen

 

New London, CT—Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 20. The Anchormen placed fourth (six teams) with a team score of 43.

 

Senior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed first in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:58.91. He also placed second in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:37.37 and helped the 4x800 meter relay squad to a third place finish with a time of 8:39.42.

 

Freshman Max Willett (Portsmouth, RI) was a workhorse for the Anchormen, taking part in four events. He placed 11th in the 55 meters with a time of 6.98, eighth in the high jump at 1.80 meters, second in the long jump at 6.21 meters and placed seventh in the triple jump at 11.80 meters,

 

Senior Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) placed fourth in the high jump at 1.80 meters and sixth in the triple jump at 11.86 meters. Senior Eric Estrada (Riverside, RI) placed eighth in the 55 meters and fifth in the 200 meters with times of 6.95 and 24.33, respectively.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will compete at the Southern Maine Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 27.

 

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