FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 28, 2015

 

VAZQUEZ LEADS MEN'S TRACK AT
NEW ENGLAND OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Boston, Mass.-Sophomore Steven Vazquez (Central Falls, RI) placed first in the high jump (2.14m) to lead the Rhode Island College menís indoor track and field team at the 2015 New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28..

 

 The Anchormen finished 18th (32 teams) with a score of 15.0. Northeastern took home the championship with a score of 161.0.

 

 

 Sophomore Steve Vazquez

 

Junior Edward Cummins (Lincoln, RI) placed fifth in the weight throw (18.19m).  Senior Jarell Forbes (Providence, RI) placed eighth in the 60m hurdles (8.66).

 

Sophomore Colin Cabral (Cumberland, RI) placed 20th in the weight throw (14.47m). Freshman Akiel Legall (Providence, RI) placed 20th in the long jump (5.93m).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Tufts Last Chance Meet on Friday, March 6.

 

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