FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 10, 2016

 

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD COMPETES AT
JAY CARISELLA INVITATIONAL

Roxbury, Mass.--The Rhode Island College menís indoor track & field team competed at the 2016 Jay Carisella Invitational, hosted by Northeastern University at the Reggie Lewis Center on Saturday. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

RIC junior Shamar Spruill (Providence, RI) recorded a sixth place finish in the weight throw (15.76m) and was 14th in the shot (10.90m). Senior Vincent Santos (Narragansett, RI) placed ninth in the 60m hurdles (8.99) and was 32nd in the 200m (24.53). Junior Matthew Charles (North Providence, RI) took 16th place in the 200m (23.21) and 21st in the 60m (7.36).

 

 

 Senior Vincent Santos

 

Sophomore Destin Bibemi (Providence, RI) finished in seventh in the 400m (51.45) and was 24th in the 200m (23.60), while senior Joel Ikuejamofo (Providence, RI) was sixth in the 400m (51.44).

 

Freshman Jephte Wegnac (Providence, RI) also had a pair of top-20 finishes for the Anchormen, taking sixth in the triple jump (16.64m) and 16th in 400m (52.94).  Fellow rookie Joseph Palazzo (Providence, RI) registered an 11th place finish in the weight throw (11.77m).

 

Junior Jonathan Carney (Bristol, RI) recorded a 14th place finish in the mile (4:55.58) with sophomore Jeff Garson (Cumberland, RI) taking 16th in the same event.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the U.S. Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 14 (10 a.m.). 

 

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