April 19, 2008
LAWRENCE, Kan. - The University of Rhode Island men's track & field team concluded action at the Kansas Relays Friday afternoon. The Rams sent 12 student-athletes to compete - five of which advanced to the finals in their respective events.
Senior Yudehwheh Gbaa (Providence, R.I.) had the best finish for URI, placing second in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.56. He also finished fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 50-02.50.
Senior Ryan McCarthy (Worcester, Mass.) placed fifth in the shot put with a throw of 51-09.00 and 12th in the javelin (198-11) while classmate Michael Bernardo (South Attleboro, Mass.) was ninth in the hammer throw (184-08).
The rest of the Rams' track team was slated to compete at the UConn Invitational Saturday morning at 10 a.m.