Warwick, R.I. – December 11, 2017: The CCRI Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track Teams traveled to Rhode Island College (RIC) in Providence, RI to compete in the RIC Winter Classic on Saturday. This was a non-scoring meet for teams but there were some excellent individual performances put forth by the CCRI student-athletes.
For the Lady Knights Allison Lenox (North Kingstown, RI) ran a personal-best in the 600m run in one minute 43.32 seconds to place 2nd. Lenox was not done there because she came back to place 7th in the Triple Jump with a leap of 10.12m. Victoria Anderson (Manville, RI) also had a great day at the Winter Classic running a personal-best of 10.31 seconds in the 60m hurdles. The excellent time qualified her for the finals where she ran 10.35 seconds to place her 6thoverall. Both Anderson and Lenox came back to run the 200m: Alison placed 18th in a time of 28.64 seconds and Victoria placed 30th in a time of 30.98 seconds. Kaitlin Murrin (Norton, MA) ran a personal-best in the mile run finishing 13th in a time of 6:30.51.
For the Knights Kelder Cardoso (Pawtucket, RI) ran a season-best time of 2:11.91 in the 800m run placing him 4th.Cristian Figueroa (Providence, RI) ran a time of 1:30.44 in the 600m race to place him 9th. Dariel Santana-Baez placed (Providence, RI) 43rd in a season-best the 60m dash in a time of 7.76 seconds. Alexander Mowry (Warwick, RI) also ran a season best in the 60m dash placing 47th in the time of 7.85 seconds. Cardoso, Mowry and Figueroa came back to run the 200m. Mowry ran a personal-best of 25.76 seconds placing him 38th. Figueroa ran 26.08 seconds placing him 44th and Cardoso placed 46th in the time of 26.41. Ryan Pagliaro (Smithfield, RI) placed 6th in the 5,000m in the time of 17:37.29.
Head Coach Gregg Cornell commented after the meet: “All the athletes had a good day and now will have a break for the holidays and return to action on Sunday January 21st at the Greater Boston Track Club Open.”
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The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 16,000 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.