FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 21, 2009

 

LOPARDO EARNS ALL-NEW ENGLAND HONORS IN HIGH AND LONG JUMPS

Gorham, ME-Rhode Island College senior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) earned All-New England honors in both the high and long jumps at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Saturday afternoon.

 

RIC finished 19th (24 teams) with 8.0 points. Williams won the meet with a score of 145.

 

 

 Senior Dante Lopardo

 

Lopardo placed third in the high jump (1.92m) and seventh in the long jump (6.51m).

 

In addition, senior Hunter Stewart (Foster, RI) placed 14th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:25.69.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28.

 

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