BRIERLY AND SPRUILL LEAD RIC AT SILFEN INVITATIONAL

Joe Palazzo
Joe Palazzo

New London, Conn.—Seniors Jake Brierly (Lincoln, RI) and  Shamar Spruill (Providence, RI) finished third and fifth in the hammer, respectively, as the Rhode Island College men's track & field team competed at Connecticut College's Silfen Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

 

THE BASICS

• RIC finished 11th (19 teams) with a score of 28.0. Tufts won the invitational with a score of 125.0.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Brierly finished third in the hammer (50.86m).

• Spruill finished first in the discus (43.76m), fifth in the hammer (46.74m) and 15th in the shot (11.87m).

• Junior Newell Roberts (Providence, RI) finished fifth in the pole vault (4.25m).

• Senior Vincent Santos (Narragansett, RI) finished eighth in the 100m hurdles (15.85) and 18th in the 400m hurdles (1:00.69).

• Senior Matt Charles (North Providence, RI) finished 13th in the 200m (22.98) and 18th in the 100m (11.35).

• Sophomore Joe Palazzo (Providence, RI) finished 11th in the hammer (44.28m).

• Senior Seth Larbi (Pawtucket, RI) finished 12th in the hammer (42.39m).

• The 4x100m relay team comprised of sophomore Jephte Wagnac (Providence, RI), junior Destin Bibemi (Providence, RI), Charles and freshman Cam Menefee (Bridgeport, CT) finished sixth (44.02).

 

WHAT'S NEXT

• In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at MIT's Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday, April 21.