Men's Track Places Third At New England Challenge Cup

Men's Track Places Third At New England Challenge Cup

Jan. 19, 2001

Boston, Mass. -

Team Results

1. Connecticut 180.50 2. Brown 124 3. Rhode Island 89 4. Providence 52 5. Boston College 50 6. UMass 50

The Rhode Island Men's Track and Field team took first place in three events to score an 89 for a third-place finish at the New England Challenge Cup, held at Boston University.

Senior Dustin Kuzma notched a first place finish in the 500-meter run with a time of 1:04.14, while junior James Rooney swept both throws, placing first in the weight with a distance of 59'8.50", more than seven feet further than the second place throw of his teammate, senior Scott Iamarone. Rooney also took first in the shot put with a mark of 53'9.25". Senior Brian Stanyslaus placed second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.65, while junior Anthony Lordo finished second in the high jump (6'6.00") and third in the 200-meter dash (22.40).

The Rams return to action on Friday, Jan. 26 when they host Maine, Hartford and Central Connecticut at Mackal Field House at 3:00 p.m.

200m
1.	Chris Charles	UConn	22.29
2. 	Laban Marsh	UConn	22.35
3.	Anthony Lordo	URI	22.40

400m 1. Joe Medel UConn 49.15 2. Bryan Stanislaus URI 49.65 6. Bonniwell Graham URI 50.73

500m 1. Dustin Kuzma URI 1:04.14 2. Hugh Reid UMass 1:05.23 6 Chuck Picillo URI 1:07.52

800m 1. Dan Fitzgerald BC 1:53.12 2. Vernon Mickle BC 1:53.72 4. Collin Lowney URI 1:54.44

1,000m 1. James Trembley UConn 2:30.27 2. Peter Hollatz Brown 2:30.72 4. Brian Norton URI 2:31.95

1 mile run 1. Larry Morrisey PC 4:12.98 2. Joel Fedorowicz URI 4:26.92 3. Jon Mogul URI 4:31.26

55m Hurdles 1. Mark Jellison UConn 7.59 6. Chris Neil URI 7.98

Distance Medley 1. Providence 10:20.50 4. URI 10:44.42

Weight Throw 1. James Rooney URI 59'8.50" 2. Scott Iamarone URI 52'6.00"

Shot Put 1. James Rooney URI 53'9.25" 2. Jeff Jason UMass 50'10.00"

Triple Jump 1. Sean Thomas Brown 45'8.00" 5. Eric Stevens URI 40'2.25"

Pole Vault 1. Brad Bowery Brown 15'7.00" 2. Brett Mathews URI 14'7.25" 9. Mike Grabel URI 12'1.50"

High Jump 1. Dave Arundel Brown 7'1.00" 2. Anthony Lordo URI 6'6.00" 3. James McKirdy UConn 6'4.00"

Long Jump 1. Mark Jellison UConn 23'1.25" 7. Daniel King URI 19'9.00"