May 4, 2004


Dana Skorupa Named
Women's Outdoor Track and Field MVP


Providence, RI--The Rhode Island College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation held its annual Spring Banquet at RIC’s Donovan Dining Center on Monday, May 3 to honor those student-athletes who participate in varsity spring athletics. Sophomore Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) was named the women's outdoor track and field team's MVP.


Skorupa earned All-New England honors in the 100 meter dash, placing fifth with a time of 13.09, at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 1. Skorupa earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in five events and was named the Little East Conference's Female Runner of the Week for her performance at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. She placed first in the 200 meters with a time of 25.72, second in 100 meters with a time of 12.51, fourth as a part of the 4x100 meter relay team with a time of 51.20, third as a member of the 4x400 meter relay team with a time of 4:24.63 and fourth in the long jump with a distance of 16’04.25’’.


She is an elementary education major and a 2002 graduate of Cumberland High School.