FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 23, 2014

 

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
HOMECOMING 5K AND GOLF BALL DROP RAFFLE EVENTS

Providence, R.I.-The annual 5K Race and Walk took place on Saturday, Oct. 18 (9 a.m.) and finished on the Black Track Complex.

 

Michael Scott was the top male alumnus taking sixth overall. Top student finishers included wrestler Christopher Pecora who finished second overall and Meghan Kaminski who finished as the top female competitor.  

 

The race is held the Saturday morning of RIC's Homecoming annually, and we hope to have more participants as we grow this opportunity for fitness, fun, and friendship. The official results are located here:

http://www.coolrunning.com/results/14/ri/Oct18_RICHom_set1.shtml

 

Almost a 1,000 golf balls were dropped adjacent to the soccer field on Saturday with $2,000 in cash and prizes given away.  Sandra Frasier, of Burlington, MA, won the grand prize of $1,000.  Ashley Martins, of Wakefield, RI, won $500, and Kaitlyn McElroy, of West Greenwich, won $250.  

 

 

 

Other prizes won in the raffle included Kourtney Bellucci, of Cumberland, winning a gift card donated by the RIC Campus Store.  Connie Mosachetto, from Haverhill, MA, won the Dave and Buster's Gift Card.  Eileen Cunningham, of Foxboro, won gift cards to Jersey Mike's Subs.  Richard Lake, of Toms River, NJ, won gift cards to Brewed Awakenings.  

 

Thanks to Michelle Mare of Campus Store, Greg O'Connor of RIC Athletics, and Hannah from Dave and Buster's for providing gifts.

 

Several others won RIC Athletics Gear.

 

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