FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

March 29, 2008

 

 

 

Rhode Island College Hosts Annual
Menís Outdoor Track & Field Invitational

 

 

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College hosted its annual menís and womenís outdoor track and field invitational on Saturday, Mar. 29. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

 

 

On the menís side, sophomore Max Willett (Portsmouth, RI) placed first in the high jump with a 1.93-meter effort. He also placed third in the long jump (5.65m) and fifth in the javelin (43.70m).

 

 

Sophomore Max Willett

 

Junior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) placed first in both the long jump and triple jumps with efforts of 5.89 and 10.72 meters, respectively. He was also second in the high jump (1.83m) and sixth in the javelin (43.47).

 

Junior Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI) placed first in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:16.65. Junior Hunter Stewart (Foster, RI) placed first in the 400 meters with a time 51.88. Senior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.41.

 

On the womenís side, junior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) placed first in both the long and high jump events with efforts of 4.54 and 1.52 meters, respectively. Fleming also won the 400 meters with a time of 1:03.99.

 

Junior Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) won the hammer event with a toss of 41.61 meters.

 

Sophomore Stephanie Bucci (Smithfield, RI) placed second in the hammer (39.86m), third in the shot (9.64m) and fourth in the discus (30.00m)

 

Freshman Kayla DiBlasi (Smithfield, RI) placed first in both the triple jump (9.16m) and the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 16.75.

 

Freshman Kayla DiBlasi

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 5.

 

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