March 22, 2008




Rhode Island College Menís Outdoor Track & Field Starts Season at Husky Spring Open




Dedham, MAóThe Rhode Island College menís outdoor track and field team started the 2008 season at the Husky Spring Open, hosted by Northeastern at the Solomon Track. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.




Sophomore Max Willett (Portsmouth, RI) placed third in the high jump with a 1.82-meter effort. Sophomore Kevin Leber (Newport, RI) and senior Charles Kuti (Providence, RI) finished third and fourth, respectively, in the long jump at 6.11 and 6.04 meters.






 Kevin Leber




Senior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) and junior Hunter Stewart (Foster, RI) placed third and fourth, respectively, with times of 24.87 and 24.88 in the 400 meters.



Junior Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI) placed seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 2:05.20, while freshman Mike Macedo (North Scituate, RI) took eighth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:23.36.


Junior Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) placed sixth in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump with efforts of 5.90 and 11.83 meters, respectively.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will hold its annual invitational on Saturday, Mar. 29.