FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 24, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Menís Indoor Track Competes at New England Open Championships

Boston, MAóThe Rhode Island College menís indoor track and field team competed at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24. RIC did not score as a team. The University of Connecticut won the meet with a score of 149.

 

Senior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI) placed 19th in the mile with a time of 4:20.62.

 

Lonergan, junior Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI), sophomore David Simpson (West Warwick, RI) and junior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed 14th as part of the 4x800 meter relay team with a time of 7:56.51.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships, hosted by Wesleyan on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 2-3.

 

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