Warwick, R.I. – April 10, 2017: The CCRI Track and Field athletes traveled to Regis College in Weston, MA to compete in the Regis College Spring Classic, a non-team scoring event.
Leading the way for the Knights was Justin Lucier (West Warwick, RI) placed 2nd in the 400m race with his best time of the year 51.81 seconds. Lucier returned to place 4th in the 200m with a NJCAA III qualifying time of 23.51 seconds. He then came back to anchor the 4x400m relay with Lincoln Robinson (Stonington, CT), Luis Caro (Lincoln, RI) and Cristian Figueroa (Providence, RI) which won in a season best time of 3 minutes 42.53 seconds.
Also having a great night were numerous other Knights. Lincoln Robinson placed 2nd in the 400m hurdles in a time of 59.49 seconds. Cristian Figueroa placed 4th in the 400m race in a time of 53.59 seconds and also placed 10th in the 200m in a time of 24.90 seconds. Tim Chambers (Cranston, RI) ran a career-best time in the 5k placing 4th in a time of 17:07.05 seconds. Luis Caro also ran two personal-bests in his races, placing 10th in the 400m in the time of 1:00.23 and 26.35 in the 200m which was good for 18th place. Dariel Santana Baez (Providence, RI) ran two season-best efforts placing 19th in the 100m in a time of 12.73 seconds and placing 17th in the 200m in the time of 26.22 seconds.
Victoria Anderson (Manville, RI) had a great night for the Lady Knights placing 5th in the 100m hurdles in a season-best time of 17.45 seconds and coming back to run a NJCAA III qualifying time of 1:16.62 in the 400m hurdles. This placed her 4th in the event. Alison Lenox (North Kingstown, RI) placed 8th in the 400m race in the time of 1:6.04. Lenox came back to place 11th in the 200m in the time of 28.78.
Head Coach Gregg Cornell commented after the meet “This was a great meet for the team with solid performances by all the CCRI athletes. We had some of the best performances yet this season.”
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