Men's Track & Field Finishes 10th at Smith Invitational

Joe Palazzo in action
Joe Palazzo

Northampton, Mass.—Senior Shamar Spruill (Providence, RI) finished second in the weight throw (16.88m) as the Rhode Island College men's track & field team placed 10th (13 teams) at the Smith Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

THE BASICS
• Rhode Island College finished 10th with 13.0 points. Trinity won the invitational with a team score of 99.0.

HOW IT HAPPENED
• Freshman Matthew Thibaudeau (Lincoln, RI) finished fifth in the weight throw (14.75m).

• Junior Jephte Wagnac (Providence, RI) placed eighth in the 800m (2:04.24).

• Junior Joe Palazzo (North Providence, RI) finished 13th in the weight throw (13.32m).

• Senior Adam Stomberg (West Greenwich, RI) placed 25th in the weight throw (11.41m).

• Freshman Matt Russom (Fort Kent, NY) placed 12th in the 5,000k (17:50.74).

• Sophomore Mike Rossi (Lincoln, RI) finished 29th in the 400m (1:00.38).

• Sophomore Andre Solomon-Messier (North Providence, RI) finished 17th in the 800m (2:12.66).

WHAT'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Boston University Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26.