FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 28, 2009

 

LOPARDO & STEWART COMPETE
AT N.E. COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Boston, MA-Rhode Island College seniors Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) and Hunter Stewart (Foster, RI) competed at the New England College Track and Field Championships, hosted by Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28.

 

The Anchormen placed 30th (34 teams) with 3.0 points. The University of Connecticut won the meet with a score of 128.50.

 

 

 Senior Dante Lopardo

 

Lopardo tied his RIC record in the high jump, which he established earlier this season, with a 1.94-meter effort.

 

 

 Senior Hunter Stewart

 

Stewart placed 27th in the preliminaries of the 500 meters with a time of 1:07.86.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will compete at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III Championships, hosted by Tufts on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 6-7.

 

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