FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

February 1, 2008

 

 

 

Van Gieson Leads Anchormen as RIC Places
Sixth at URI Mega Meet

 

 

 

North Kingstown, RIóRhode Island College senior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) placed third in the 500 meters with a time of 1:07.56 at the University of Rhode Islandís menís indoor track and field Mega Meet.

 

 

 

The Anchormen placed sixth (seven teams) with 23.0 points, while the hosts won the meet with a team score of 271.50.

 

Sophomore Max Willett (Portsmouth, RI) placed fifth and sixth in the high and long jumps with efforts of 1.89 and 6.25 meters, respectively.

 

Junior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) placed third in the triple jump with a 12.54-meter leap.

 

In upcoming action, Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team will compete at the Boston University Valentine Invitational on Saturday, February 9.

 

 

 Senior Mike Van Gieson

 

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