FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 13, 2018

 

ANTHONY SHEPARD BREAKS LONG JUMP RECORD AS ANCHORMEN FINISH FOURTH AT BOWDOIN INVITE

Brunswick, Maine-Freshman Anthony Shepard (Wakefield, RI) took home first place and established a new program record in the long jump (6.86m) and also finished third in the triple jump (12.97m) to lead the Rhode Island College men's indoor track & field team to a fourth place finish at the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday.

 

THE BASICS
• The Anchormen finished in fourth place (seven teams) with 44 points, while host Bowdoin took home first place with 213 points.

 

 

 Freshman Anthony Shepard

 

HOW IT HAPPENED
• RIC senior Jake Brierly (Lincoln, RI) registered a third place finish in the weight throw (14.70m).

• Sophomore Joe Palazzo (Providence, RI) recorded an eighth place finish in the weight throw (11.90m), while junior Adam Stomberg (West Greenwich, RI) was in 15th place in the weight throw (10.39m).

• Senior Matthew Charles (North Providence, RI) recorded a second place finish in the 200m (23.20) and ran the third leg of the seventh place 4x400m relay (3:46.45).

• Junior Destin Bibemi (Providence, RI) posted a second place finish in the 400m (53.9) and had the lead leg of the seventh place 4x400m relay (3:46.45).

• Senior Vincent Santos (Narragansett, RI) notched a fifth place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.75) and placed eighth in the 200m (24.15).

• Freshman Raffaelo Manzo (Slatersville, RI) was 13th in the mile (5:08.41) had the anchor leg of the seventh place 4x400m relay (3:46.45).

• RIC junior Newell Roberts (Providence, RI) posted a fourth place finish in the pole vault (3.95m).

 

WHAT’S NEXT

• In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Springfield Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 20 (10 a.m.).

 

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