FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 3, 2014

 

FORBES EARNS TWO ALL-N.E. HONORS

Springfield, Mass.-Junior Jarell Forbes (Providence, RI) picked up two All-New England honors and established a pair of program records to pace the Rhode Island College menís track and field team at the 2014 N.E. Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield College, on Saturday.

 

The Anchormen finished 12th overall (32 teams) with a score of 28. MIT won the meet with a score of 159.83.

 

 

 Junior Jarell Forbes

 

Forbes was the New England Champion in the 400m hurdles (52.89), breaking his own program record along the way. He also broke his own program record with a second place finish in the 110m hurdles (14.78).

 

 

Freshman Steven Vazquez

 

Freshman Steve Vazquez (Central Falls, RI) earned All-New England honors in the high jump (1.98m) after finishing fourth overall.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Westfield State on May 9-10.

 

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