FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

January 26, 2008

 

 

 

Anchormen Compete at Wesleyan Invitational Indoor Track Meet

 

 

 

Providence, RI—The Rhode Island College men’s indoor track and field team took part in the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 26. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

 

 

Junior Hunter Stewart (Foster, RI) placed first in the 500 meters with a time of 1:09.61.

 

 

 

 

 Junior Hunter Stewart

 

 

 

Senior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed sixth in the 400 meters with a time of 52.97.

 

Junior Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI) placed seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 2:05.88.

 

Sophomore Max Willett (Portsmouth, RI) placed fifth in the high jump and eighth in the long jump with efforts of 1.86 and 6.15 meters, respectively.

 

Junior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) placed sixth in the high jump at 1.81 meters and sixth in the triple jump with a 12.44-meter effort.

 

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team will next see action at the University of Rhode Island’s Mega Meet on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1-2.

 

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