Knights Track Posts 5 Season Bests at Brockmueller Invite!
Warwick, R.I. – February 10, 2020: The CCRI Track Athletes traveled to Olney Margolis Center located on the Campus of Brown University to compete in the Brown Running Club Billy Brockmueller Invitational. This event was non-scoring for varsity college teams only club teams had team scores.
Leading the way for the Knights’ competitors was Alexander Long (Johnston, RI) who ran two season best times! Long placed 11th in the 400m with a time of 59.42 seconds. He then returned to placed 32nd in the 200m dash with a time of 26.93 seconds. Charles Oliver (Warwick, RI) placed 17th in the 200m dash with a season best time of 25.73 seconds. Oliver returned to place 20th in the 60m dash with a time of 7.79 seconds. Justin Feola (Warwick, RI) ran a season best time in the 200m placing 33rd in the time of 27.00 seconds. Dylan Ouillette (Warwick, RI) placed 40th in the 800m race with a season best time of two minutes 30.12 seconds. Brandon Bun (Pawtucket, RI) placed 38th in the 800m run with a time of 2:28.16. The 4x400m team of Long, Bun, Ouillette and Charles placed 6th with a season best time of 4:06.31.
For the Lady Knights there was only one competitor Madeline Holden (North Kingstown, RI) who placed 23rd in the 800m run with a time of 3:14.30.
Head Coach Gregg Cornell commented after the meet: “This was the last indoor meet for the athletes and good for them putting down some great season best performances. We look forward to the Outdoor portion of the 2020 track and Field season. The first meet is at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Corsair Invitational on March 28th.”
The next meet for the Knights will be Saturday March 28th when they travel to UMass-Dartmouth to compete in the Corsair Invitational to begin the Outdoor Track & Field Season.
The Community College of Rhode Island, New England’s largest comprehensive community college, enrolls nearly 15,000 students in credit courses and thousands more in non-credit and job training classes. Its athletic program boasts 10 varsity, four club programs and an academic support program for all student-athletes.