May 11, 2005




Jordan Wright Named
2005 Men's Outdoor Track & Field Team MVP




Providence, RI-- The Rhode Island College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation held its annual Winter Banquet at RICís Donovan Dining Center on Tuesday, May 10 to honor those student-athletes who participate in varsity spring athletics. Each sport gave out their Most Valuable Player Award.




Freshman Jordan Wright (Brookline, MA) was named the menís outdoor track and field teamís MVP.  This season, Wright earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in six events. He placed fifth in the 100 meters, sixth in the 200 meters, third as part of the 4x400 meter relay and seventh as part of the 4x100 meter relay with times of 11.50, 23.36, 3:33.39 and 45.22, respectively, as well as eighth in the long jump and fourth in the triple jump with leaps of 6.14 meters and 12.83 meters, respectively. In other competition this spring, he placed eighth in the 100 meters and ninth in the 200 meters with times of 11.96 and 23.47, respectively, and was seventh in the long jump with a leap of 6.28 meters at the Solomon Husky Invitational on Apr. 23. Wright placed fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 41í07.75Ē, as well as 15th in the 200 meters with a time of 27.01, at the Snowflake Classic on Mar. 26.



He is a economics/management major and a 2004 graduate of Brookline High School.




Freshman Jordan Wright and Head Coach Kevin Jackson