FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 10, 2010

 

 

 

DIBLASI & IBY PLACE FIRST
AT SWANSON INVITATIONAL

 

Middletown, CT-Senior Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) placed first in the triple jump (10.39m), while junior Kayla DiBlasi (Smithfield, RI) took first in the 100m hurdles (16.34), for the Rhode Island College women's outdoor track & field team at the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational, hosted by Wesleyan University on Saturday. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Brooke Iby

 

 

 

 Iby also placed third in the 200m (28.29) and fourth in the 400m (1:04.12).

 

 

 

 

 

 Junior Kayla DiBlasi

 

 

 

DiBlasi also placed 11th in the 800m with a time of (2:38.70).

 

 

 Freshman Kristen Donovan (Charlestown, RI) placed fourth in the discus (27.80) and 10th in the shot (8.19m). Junior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) placed fifth in the 3,000m (11:13.38).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College on Saturday, April 17.

 

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