Men's Track & Field Breaks Record At Penn Relays

April 30, 2001

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The University of Rhode Island men's track and field shuttle hurdle relay squad broke the school record with a time of 59.04 at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia over the weekend. The Penn Relays are the longest running relay carnival in the United States.

Senior Dustin Kuzma, freshman Christopher Neil, junior Collin Lowney and freshman Colin Aina ran the four legs of the relay squad that broke the school record with a 59.04 time for a sixth place finish. Kuzma placed 12th in the 400-merter intermediate hurdles with a time of 52.46 while Lowney notched a personal record in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles (52.95).

Senior Scott Iamarone placed sixth in the hammer throw with a distance of 181'5.00", the best mark in the Atlantic 10 this season while junior James Rooney took 12th in the shot put (50'6.25").

Rhode Island returns to action on Saturday, May 5 when it travels to Dayton, Ohio for the Atlantic 10 Championship.

Individual Results

400-meter intermediate hurdles 12. Dustin Kuzma 52.46 20. Collin Lowney 52.95

Hammer Throw 3. Scott Iamarone 181'5.00"

Shot Put 12. James Rooney 50'6.25"

Shuttle Hurdle Relay 6. URI 59.04 (Dustin Kuzma, Christopher Neil, Collin Lowney, Colin Aina)

4x200-Meter Relay 11. URI 1:29.13 (Kuzma, Aina Anthony Lordo, Bryan Stanislaus)

4x400-Meter Relay 27. URI 3:13.77 (Stanislaus, Lowney, Jesse Andoscia, Kuzma)

Sprint Medley 31. URI 3:28.55 Lordo, Aina, Stanislaus, Joel Fedorowicz)