March 24, 2008




Horsman & Lopardo Sweep Little East Conference
Field Athlete of the Week Honors




Providence, RIóRhode Island College juniors Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) and Dante Lopardo (Johnston, RI) were honored as the Little East Conference Field Athletes of the Week for their respective performances at the at the Husky Spring Open, hosted by Northeastern at the Solomon Track on Saturday, Mar. 22. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.




Horsman was fifth in the weight throw at 42.07 meters on the womenís side, while Lopardo placed sixth in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump with efforts of 5.90 and 11.83 meters, respectively, for the menís outdoor track squad.




 Mary Ellen Horsman



 Dante Lopardo


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