FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 9, 2009

 

LOPARDO NAMED LEC FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK FOR THIRD TIME THIS WINTER

Providence, RI--The Little East Conference named Rhode Island College senior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) as its Field Athlete of the Week for the third time this season.

 

 

 

Lopardo earned All-ECAC honors with a fifth place, 1.99-meter effort in the high jump at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Tufts University on Saturday afternoon.

 

He broke his school-record (1.94m), which he established last week, at the meet. The Anchormen tied for 43rd (50 teams) with 4.0 points. St. Lawrence won the title with a score of 53.

 

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