FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 2, 2007

 

Menís Indoor Track Competes at URI Indoor Mega Meet
Newman, Lonergan & Van Gieson Lead RIC Against Div. I Foes

 

Kingston, RIóHead Coach Kevin Jacksonís team competed at the University of Rhode Islandís Mega Meet on Friday, Feb. 2. The Anchormen tied for seventh place (nine teams) with a team score of 21.

 

Senior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed fifth in both the mile and the 800 meters with times of 4:22.17 and 1:57.76, respectively. He was the lone Div. III competitor to finish in the top ten of the mile.

 

Junior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed fourth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.64 with the three runners ahead of him hailing from Div. I institutions.

 

Senior Dan Newman (Smithfield, RI) placed fourth in the high jump with a leap of 1.90 meters with the three competitors ahead of him hailing from Div. I institutions.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will at the Little East/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by Tufts on Saturday, Feb. 10.

 

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