Warwick, R.I. – July 16, 2016: The five CCRI Track and Field athletes that will be attending the NJCAA III National Championships May 11-13th at Howard Community College in Columbia, MD put up some great performances at the Regis College “Pride” Classic. It was a non-team scoring meet but that takes nothing away from the great CCRI individual performances
Allison Lenox (North Kingstown, RI) placed 3rd in the 400m run in a time of 1 minute 3.20 seconds. Lenox also put up a second place finish in the Triple Jump (TJ) with a 34 foot jump (10.36m). Not only was this Lenox’s first time jumping this season but the 34 foot leap ranks her at the top of the NJCAA III performance list rankings in the TJ. She finished her day by placing 9th in the 200m dash with a time of 28.42 seconds. Allison will be competing in the 400m and Triple Jump at the NJCAA DIII National Championship. Victoria Anderson (Manville, RI) ran two season-best times at the meet including a 2nd place finish in the 400m hurdles in the time of 1:14.65. Anderson also placed 5th in the 100m hurdles in a time of 17.21 seconds. Victoria will be running both hurdle events at the National Championships.
Justin Lucier (West Warwick, RI) won the 400m in the time of 51.85 seconds. Lucier also placed 6th in the 200m in the time of 23.92 seconds. Justin will be running both in the 400m and 200m events at the National Championships. Lincoln Robinson (Stonington, CT) placed 2nd in the 400m hurdles in a time of 57.58 seconds the event he will run that event at the Nationals. Christian Figueroa (Providence, RI) placed 3rd in the 800m in the time of 2:03.18. Cristian will run the 800m at the Championships.
Other Knight competed at the meet and for full results go to the CCRI Sports page and click on the box score or by following this link: http://www.coolrunning.com/results/17/ma/Apr30_RegisP_1_set1.shtml
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