Feb. 2, 2004
The University of Rhode Island Men's Track and Field team continued a successful season with several individual victories and top finishes at the Columbia-Princeton Invitational on Saturday.
Senior, Colin Aina narrowly missed breaking his URI record in the 60m hurdles (7.90) but took first place in the respective event with a time of 7.92 seconds. He also took third in the long jump with a leap of 23 feet 3 1/4 inches. Closely following Aina in the long jump was Denis Street who recorded a fifth place finish of 21-10 3/4 inches.
Eric Groce, the reigning Atlantic 10 Men's Track and Field Performer of the Week, continued his success with a win in the 200m run, recording a time of 21.77 seconds.
The Rams return to action on Feb. 6th when they compete at the Millrose Games in New York at 6 p.m.