FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 2, 2009

 

DANTE LOPARDO CAPTURES NEW ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE HIGH JUMP

Providence, RI-Senior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) captured the New England Div. III Championship in the high jump with a first place, 2.02 meter effort at the New England Championships, hosted by Springfield on Saturday afternoon.

 

He earned 10 points, helping the Anchormen to a 19th place (26 teams) finish. He also placed 12th in the long jump (6.51m). Lopardo has already provisionally qualified for the NCAA Div. III Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the high jump. 

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Open Championships, hosted by UMass Amherst on Friday and Saturday, May 8-9. 

 

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