The Knights and Lady Knights both finished in sixth place overall at the Silfen Invitational held on the campus of Connecticut College on Saturday.
Steven Croft (Warwick, RI) led the Knights with first place finishes in the 100m and 200m. His time in the 100m was 11.00 and 22.53 in the 200m. Samson Olowoporoku (Osun-State, Nigeria) placed 2nd in the 400m and 3rd in the 200m. His time in the 400m was 51.84 and 23.56 in the 200m. Joshua Rembert (Boston, MA) placed 3rd in the long Jump with a leap of 6.32m 20-09.00 feet. He also placed 5th in the 400m with a time of 52.64. He then placed 7th in the 200m with a time of 24.10. Kevin Redmond (South Kingstown, RI) placed 6th in the shot put with an 11.04m 36-02.75 foot toss. Austin White (Woonsocket, RI) placed 7th in the triple jump with an 11.05m 36-03.00 foot leap. He also placed 10th in the long jump with a 5.76m 18-10.75 foot jump. Britton Laney (Pascoag, RI) placed 14th in the 1500m run with a career best time of four minutes and 38.74 seconds. Laney placed 15th in the 800m with a time of 2:13.39. Joseph Gareri (Uxbridge, MA) placed 18th in the 1500m with a time of 4:57.37 and also came back and placed 22nd in the 800m with a time of 2:20.20. Nelson Moreno (Pawtucket, RI) placed 26th in the 800m in a time of 2:26.67. John Vicario (Johnston, RI) placed 17th in the 100m in a time of 12.64, he also placed 17th in the 200m in a time of 26.98 seconds. The Knights placed 6th as a team with 57 points, while Trinity College won the meet with 164 points.
Shenelle Teixeira (Barrington, RI) won the 400m hurdles with a NJCAA National Qualifying time of 1:07.76. Haley Beausoleil (Plainfield, CT) won the Javelin throw with a 35.29m 115-09.00 toss. She also placed 2nd in the 400m with a time of 1:03.65. She then came back to place 7th in the 200m dash with a time of 27.65. Teondra Silva (Barrington, RI) placed 6th in the long jump with a 4.74m 15-06.75 foot jump. She also placed 11th in the 200m with a time of 28.02. She also placed 10th in the 100m dash in a time of 13.63. The Lady Knights placed 6th with 33 points while the win went to the home team of Connecticut College with 134.
The Knights and Lady Knights will be back in action next Sunday, when they take part in the Regis Invitational.
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 18,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 12 varsity programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.