FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 2, 2009

 

LOPARDO NAMED LITTLE EAST FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference tabbed Rhode Island College senior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) as the Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the New England College Track and Field Championships, hosted by Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28. It is the second time this season he has received this honor.

 

 

 Senior Dante Lopardo

 

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

 

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

 

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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