Mar 06, 2015
KINGSTON, R.I. - The Rhode Island Men's Track and Field team will compete this weekend at the IC4A Championship at Boston University in Boston, Mass.
IC4A Indoor Track & Field Championship
March 6-8, 2015
Boston University Track & Tennis Center - Boston, Mass.
Rhode Island Qualifiers
- Ondrej Honka, Mike DiMambro - Heptathlon
- Jack Kahrs - High Jump
- DeAngelo Berry - 60m Dash
- James Bloom - 1 Mile Run
- Marlon Montague, Jaleel Felton, Jared Gray - 400m Dash
- Andrew Sakovits - 500m Run
- 4x400 and 4x800 relay teams
Last Time on the Track - New England Championship
- Kebba Nasso won the 400m finals, (47.84s), and fourth in the 200m finals, (21.72s).
- Marlon Montague won the 500m run in 1:03.54. Jaleel Felton followed him in 1:04.20, and Andrew Sakovitswas fourth at 1:04.60.
- DeAngelo Berry finished fourth in the 60m finals, (6.93s).
- Jared Gray was fourth across the line in the 400m finals, (48.41), and Jalen Young was sixth in the same event, (49.05s).
- Young was also seventh in the 200m finals, (22.74s).
- The 4x800m relay team made up of John DiGangi,Alexander McGrainer, Kevin Lochard, and Zach Campo was victorious, (7:35.63).
- Jaleel Felton, Gray, Montague, and Young finished second in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:14.45.
- The DMR team of McGrainer, John Stallworth, Lochard, and James Bloom placed seventh, (9:57.75).
- Jack Kahrs earned second place in the high jump, clearing 7'0.25". Kahrs is only the second URI jumper to ever clear 7'0". The first URI jumper to clear 7'0" was Joe Patrone in 1984. Patrone was a multiple time NCAA-qualifier and also qualified for the US Olympic trials in Los Angeles. Ironically, Patrone was Kahrs' high school coach.
- William Thibault cleared 4.50m, enough for sixth place in the pole vault.
- Ryan Rei earned points in the triple jump, placing seventh with a jump of 14.32m.
- John Pangborn finished seventh overall in the heptathlon, scoring 4716 total points, and earning three team points.