FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

January 19, 2008

 

 

 

Rhode Island College Menís Indoor Track & Field Places Fourth at Coast Guard Invitational

 

 

 

New London, CTóThe Rhode Island College menís indoor track and field team placed fourth in the five-team Coast Guard Invitational field with 61 points this afternoon. The hosts won the meet with a team score 259.0

 

 

 

Junior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) placed second in the long jump with a leap of 6.02 meters, while freshman Alex Burakoff (Stoughton, MA) logged a second place finish in the shot at 12.32 meters.

 

 

 

Freshman Mike Macedo (North Scituate, RI) placed second in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:42.19.

 

Senior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed second in the 800 meters with a time of 2:02.40.

 

Junior Hunter Stewart (Foster, RI) placed second in the 600 meters with a time of 1:26.77.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m.

 

Junior Dante Lopardo

 

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