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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 24, 2003

 

Rhode Island College Announces
2002-03 Winter Sports MVPs

 

Providence, RI--The Rhode Island College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation held its annual Winter Banquet at RICís Donovan Dining Center on Monday, Mar. 24 to honor those student-athletes who participate in varsity winter athletics. Each sport gave out their Most Valuable Player Award.

 

Menís Indoor Track and Field

Freshman Manny Karngar (Providence, RI) was named the menís indoor track and field teamís Most Valuable Performer. He earned All-ECAC honors in the 800 meters, placing sixth with a time of 1:54.51. He placed 12th as part of the distance medley relay team with a time of 10:24.19 at the ECAC Championships, establishing a new RIC record in the process.

Karngar earned All-New England honors in the 800 meters, placing first with a time of 1:53.96 and breaking his own school record in that event. Karngar also earned All-New England honors as part of the distance medley relay team, which placed second with a time of 10:30.54.

He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in the 400 and 800 meters. He placed first in the 400 meters with a school-record time of 50:04. He placed second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.08.

Karngar placed first in the 400 meters with a school-record time of 51:21 at the Southern Maine Invitational. He placed 13th in the mile with a time of 4:24.80 at the Terrier Classic, placing first among Div. III competitors and setting a new Rhode Island College record. He placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:54.17, finishing ahead of several Div. I competitors, at the Greater Boston Track Club Invitational. Karngar placed second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:55.2 at the Yale Invitational. He placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 1:55.69 at the Harvard Invitational. Karngar placed second in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:35.12 at the Brown Invitational.

He is undecided about a major and a 2002 graduate of Shea High School.

   

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