January 23, 2006


Rhode Island College
Women’s Indoor Track & Field Update #1

Providence, RI--Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team has four meets under their belts this season. RIC competed at the Tufts University Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 21 and placed ninth (16 teams) with a score of 27.0. Tufts won the meet with a team score of 163.0.

Anchorwomen Notables

• Senior Dana Skorupa (Cumberland, RI) has been among the leaders at every meet this season. The sprinter recently placed first in the 200 meters with a time of 27.19 and second in the 55 meters with a time of 7.57 at the Tufts Invitational on Jan. 21. The week before, Skorupa placed first in both the 55 and 200 meters with times of 7.54 and 27.29, respectively, at the Wesleyan Invitational.

• Freshman Hannah Clark (Attleboro, MA) placed seventh in the 1,000 meters with a time of 3:59.44 at the Wesleyan Invitational. Freshman Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) placed fifth in the weight throw and eighth in the shot with distances of 11.99 and 5.86 meters, respectively, at the same meet.

CONFERENCE ACCOLADES: Skorupa has been named the Little East Conference Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week once (1/17) on the season.

Upcoming Meets

• Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Southern Maine Invitational, 1 p.m.