FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 3, 2007

 

Van Gieson & Fleming Compete at ECAC Championships in Indoor Track and Field

Middletown, CTRhode Island College junior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) and sophomore Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) saw action for the men’s and women’s track and field team, respectively, at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships, hosted by Wesleyan, on Mar. 3.

 

Van Gieson placed 14th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:00.42., while Fleming placed 15th in the 1,000 meters with a time of 3:09.84.

 

Van Gieson, senior Eric Lonergan (North Kingstown, RI), junior Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI) and sophomore David Simpson (West Warwick, RI) placed 17th as part of the 4x800 meter relay team with a time of 8:13.39.

 

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team will now turn its attention to the spring season, which begins on Saturday, Mar. 24 at Northeastern University’s Husky Invitational.

 

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